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Surg Path Fellowship 2015 - Johns Hopkins Hospital

The Department of Pathology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital is currently seeking
resident applicants for a post-residency experience in surgical pathology for
the 2015/2016 academic year.  This is a one-year program that has features of
an advanced fellowship allowing the individual to function as a junior faculty
member (Assistant) on a surgical pathology service that accessions more than
80,000 specimens per year. The case load is comprised of routine, consult and
dermatopathology specimens. The responsibilities of this position include
resident instruction, oversight of the grossing area, intraoperative frozen
section evaluation, and independent sign-out of surgical pathology cases. 
There also is exposure to numerous ancillary techniques utilized in surgical
pathology, including immunoperoxidase, cytogenetic, molecular biologic, and
electron microscopic studies. The Assistant has additional opportunities for
research and electives in surgical pathology-related areas and participates in
clinical conferences, including surgical and medical grand rounds. The year
provides an invaluable opportunity to develop and refine skills as a diagnostic
surgical pathologist under the close supervision of experienced attending
pathologists.  

Highly desired applicant qualities include the ability to effectively
communicate with clinicians, outstanding diagnostic skills, and an enthusiasm
to instruct residents.	Applicants must have completed their AP training and be
AP Board eligible/certified by July, 2015; and they must have a US permanent
resident visa or be a US citizen. 

Qualified applicants should send by email an electronic file of their
curriculum vitae along with 3 letters of recommendation to:
 
William H. Westra, M.D.
Professor of Pathology
Associate Director of Surgical Pathology
401 N Broadway, Weinberg Bldg. Rm 2242
Baltimore, Maryland 21231
wwestra@jhmi.edu

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