GI and Hepatic Pathology

Director: Ruliang Xu, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Pathology / Colorectal carcinogenesis; pancreatic and mol. gen. of hepatocell. carcinomas

Description: One fellowship position. The program will include 44 weeks of education and training in diagnostic GI and hepatic pathology including understanding of molecular techniques and research training in the field of GI and hepatic pathology. Educational and research activities will take place in the Department of Pathology of the NYU School of Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center. The diagnostic GI and hepatic pathology curriculum will comprise direct training in macroscopic and microscopic evaluation of GI and hepatic specimens including liver transplantation pathology. The program will include training in gross examination, frozen section interpretation, histopathologic diagnosis, and molecular pathology relevant to prognosis, prognostification, and therapeutic treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. The fellow will attend and present cases at intradepartmental conferences including the weekly multidisciplinary GI oncological conference, tumor board, and liver transplantation pathology conference, and will participate in didactic presentations to the pathology residents.

Requirements: Completion of a three-year program in Anatomic Pathology or a four-year program in AP/CP and must hold a NY State License prior to the start date.

Stipends: Commensurate with Candidate’s level of training.

Applications: Applications for positions beginning July 1 should be received by August 30th two years prior to start date.

A complete application includes the following documents:

CAP Standardized Application

  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of Medical School Transcript
  • Copy of USMLE Step 1-3 score reports or COMLEX reports for D.O. candidates
  • ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)
  • Three letters of recommendation dated within the past six months

Please have letters of recommendation addressed to:

Ruliang Xu, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology
NYU Langone Medical Center
560 First Avenue, Tisch 412
New York, NY 10016

All application materials can be emailed or mailed to:

Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Pathology Fellowship
Pathology Education Division
NYU Langone Medical Center
522 First Avenue, SRB 303
New York, NY 10016

Lindsay Ashford, Residency & Fellowship Program Coordinator
Lindsay.Ashford@nyumc.org
Phone: (212) 263 1063

Jennifer Molde, Residency & Fellowship Program Coordinator
Jennifer.Molde@nyumc.org
Phone: (646) 501 9926

Related links:
Clinical Fellows