Women's Pathology Fellowship

The fellowship for academic year 2019-2020 has been filled.

Director: Farbod Darvishian, M.D., Associate Professor of Pathology

Description: One fellowship position. This one-year fellowship provides an intensive experience in gynecologic-obstetric and breast surgical pathology, along with ample opportunities in clinico-pathologic research. The fellowship is based at the Tisch and Bellevue Hospitals which together accessions over 12,000 Ob-Gyn and 8000 breast cases per year. Cases are derived from NYU Cancer Institute, Tisch Hospital, Bellevue Hospital and its affiliated HHC hospitals such as the Gouverneur Hospital, and Lutheran Hospital. The nature and variety of the case material is outstanding and varied and includes complex oncologic specimens requiring in depth clinic-pathologic correlations. Fellows are involved in the review and sign out of cases, the performance and interpretation of frozen sections, presentation at conferences, research and the teaching and supervision of residents and medical students. Fellow will guide the residents on grossing and microscopic analysis of difficult cases. Research opportunities are ample; fellows are expected to participate in clinic-pathologic research projects under faculty supervision.

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 September 1, 22 months prior to the 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:

Farbod Darvishian, MD, Associate Professor of Pathology, Women's Pathology Fellowship
NYU Langone Medical Center
560 First Avenue, Tisch 415A
New York, NY 10016

All application materials can be emailed or mailed to:


Women’s Pathology Fellowship
Pathology Education Division
NYU Langone Medical Center
522 First Avenue, SRB 303
New York, NY 10016

Related links:
Clinical Fellows