Clinical Fellowships: Breast and Gynecologic Pathology

Program Faculty

Aurora Bridge over Lake Union

Rochelle Garcia, MD
Professor, Pathology
Adjunct Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Director, Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program
Director, Breast & Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship

Suzanne Dintzis, MD PhD
Associate Professor, Pathology
Director of Pathology Reference Lab
Director of Pathology Laboratory Operations

Christina Isacson, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Pathology
CellNetix Pathology & Laboratories
Clinical Associate Professor, Pathology

Mark Kilgore, MD
Acting Assistant Professor, Pathology

T. Rinda Soong, MD PhD
Acting Assistant Professor, Pathology



The UWMC breast and gynecologic services are both busy services which attract patients from the Pacific NW and Alaska. The fellow is involved in every aspect of these services including teaching junior residents, sign out (primarily consults) and organizing and presenting at twice weekly breast and weekly gynecologic tumor boards. Involvement in research projects is strongly encouraged. 1 position/year

Program Goals and Objectives

Typical Schedule


Applicants are expected to have completed the training required for certification in Anatomic Pathology by the American Board of Pathology. This requirement may be waived by the Program Director in exceptional cases.


Stipend & Benefits

Appointment is for one year. Stipend and benefits are based on the schedule for residents at an equivalent level. Fellows are encouraged to apply for extramural funding if additional research training is desired.


For More Information

Rochelle Garcia, MD
Department of Pathology
University of Washington
Box 356100
Seattle, WA 98195-6100

Candidates need to submit electronic documents for their application packet.  We accept .doc, .jpg, .pdf and .tif documents as attachments to our fellowship email address.  Letters of reference can be sent by email attachment as well as long as they are on department letterhead and sent directly from the writer's office email OR administrative office email.  Click the link below for specific information about our requirements and applicable forms.

Application & Instructions for Pathology Fellowships
We do not accept the APC Standard Application Form

Application Email Address:

Include fellowship year and name in subject line.

If you have questions or problems, please contact our Academic Programs Coordinator.