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  • University of California, San Francisco
  • Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • 185 Berry Street, Suite 100
  • Campus Box 0506
  • San Francisco, CA 94107


12 months, starting July 1.


UCSF Women’s Hospital at Mission Bay 


Primary Clinical Role of GYN Fellow

  • 1. Manage GYN consult cases with faculty.
  • 2. Manage GYN confirmation cases with faculty.
  • 3. Manage GYN tumor board cases with faculty.
  • 4. Run weekly GYN tumor board.
  • 5. Provide occasional intraoperative specimen evaluation back-up for GYN cases.

Additional Clinical Duties of GYN Fellow (not primary case management)

  • 1. Preview and sit in on signout of inhouse GYN BIGS/BX cases.
  • 2. Rotate through Dysplasia clinic pathology case signout with Dr. Darragh.

Teaching Duties of GYN Fellow

  • 1. Assist in teaching GYN grossing and histopathology to residents.
  • 2. Assist in teaching GYN laboratories for medical school courses.
  • 3. Assist in maintaining GYN teaching case files.

Research Duties of GYN Fellow

  • Participate in GYN clinical research projects with GYN pathology faculty.


  • 4 weeks

Weekend/night call

  • Please contact Dr. Rabban for details.


  • 36 months of Anatomic Pathology training before starting the fellowship. It is required that 12 of these months are completed in a Surgical Pathology Fellowship.


  • 2018-2019: Filled.
  • 2019-2020: Filled.
  • 2020-2021: Filled.

Applications are accepted only via our online application system, located at this link:

Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship Online Application

The 2020-21 Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship has been filled. The application for the 2021-22 fellowship will open in the spring of 2019.

If you are an International Medical Graduate, please use the link below to navigate to the UCSF Housestaff Information Booklet. You must complete the steps provided on their web page prior to applying to any of our fellowship training programs. Please note that although obtaining a Postgraduate Training Authorization Letter (PTAL) from the California Medical Board is not required for fellowship, obtaining a PTAL is encouraged to ensure your eligibility for a California medical license.

UCSF Housestaff Information Booklet

California Medical Board

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