Clinical Fellowships: Cytopathology

Program Faculty

Downtown Seattle at Sunset

Stephen Schmechel, MD PhD
Director, Cytopathology Fellowship Program
Associate Professor
Chief of Cytopathology, UWMC Pathology
Chief of Pathology (Acting), HMC
Molecular Diagnostics Director
Director of NW Biotrust

Nancy Kiviat, MD
Professor, Pathology

Verena S. Grieco, MD
Associate Director, Cytopathology Fellowshp
Clinical Professor, UWMC
Cytopathologist/Lecturer, HMC Pathology

 

Description

The program offers the postgraduate trainee advanced training in diagnostic cytopathology, including interpretation of gynecologic, non-gynecologic, and fine needle aspiration (FNA) specimens and experience in performance of FNAs. Fellows also participate in resident teaching and research. The one-year fellowship is at Harborview Medical Center. 1 position/year

Program Goals and Objectives

Typical Schedule

Requirements

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

Dr. Stephen Schmechel
Department of Pathology
Harborview Medical Center
325 Ninth Avenue
Box 359791
Seattle, WA 98104
Telephone: 206-744-3145
Fax: 206-543-3644

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:  uwpthres@uw.edu

Include fellowship year and name in subject line.

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