GI and Hepatic Pathology Fellowship

Accepting applications for academic year 2021-2022. Apply

Director: Wenqing Cao, M.D., Associate Professor of Pathology / Director, Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology Fellowship Program

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. MUST hold a NY State License/Limited Permit prior to the start date. Please inquire with the Program Manager.

Visas: NYU only offers J-1 visas through the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) to candidates in need of visa sponsorship.

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.

All application materials should be emailed and sent according to the instructions below.

To: pathologyeducation@nyulangone.org
Email Subject: Lastname, First initial - GI and Hepatic Pathology Fellowship

A complete application includes the following documents as PDF files:

  1. CAP Standardized Applications (Download PDF)
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Copy of Medical School Transcript
  5. Copy of USMLE Step 1-3 score reports or COMLEX reports for D.O. candidates
  6. ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)
  7. Three letters of recommendation dated within the past six months (Letters must come directly from the author or Program Coordinator)

Application files must be titled in the following way:

PDF FILE NAMES:
ClnFelGi-lastname-firstInitial-capApplication.pdf
ClnFelGi-lastname-firstInitial-personalStatement.pdf
ClnFelGi-lastname-firstInitial-curriculumVitae.pdf
ClnFelGi-lastname-firstInitial-medSchoolTranscript.pdf
ClnFelGi-lastname-firstInitial-USMLE-Step1-3.pdf
ClnFelGi-lastname-firstInitial-COMLEXReports.pdf
ClnFelGi-lastname-firstInitial-letterRec1.pdf
ClnFelGi-lastname-firstInitial-letterRec2.pdf
ClnFelGi-lastname-firstInitial-letterRec3.pdf

Letters of recommendation addressed to:

Wenqing Cao, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
Director, Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology Fellowship Program

Related links:
Clinical Fellows