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Cytopathology Fellowship

Pathology & Lab Medicine

Program

The Cytopathology Service of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston offers three ACGME accredited positions for a one-year program of subspecialty training in Cytopathology. The Cytopathology Service at MUSC annually examines 18,000 gynecologic and 6,500 non-gynecologic specimens, including over 3,000 fine needle aspiration specimens. Ninety-nine percent of gynecological and exfoliative specimens are processed through liquid-based technology (ThinPrep). Immunocytochemical, ultrastructural, and flow cytometric analysis is available for pertinent cases. On-site adequacy assessments are performed in both conventional method and via Telecytopathology. The fellowship offers in-depth exposure to Cytopathology with emphasis on clinical and histologic correlation. The fellows will actively participate in inter/intradepartmental conferences and are encouraged to participate in research projects related to cytologic diagnosis. Successful completion of the Fellowship training qualifies the candidate for special certification examination of the American Board of Pathology.

Requirements

Candidates must have completed an ACGME accredited AP or AP/CP residency and are eligible to hold a medical license in South Carolina.

Stipends

Salary is at PGY 5 level

Applications

2019 to 2020: 2 positions available.

2020 to 2021: 0 positions available.

The applications for fellowship programs can be downloaded below.

Application in MS Word Format (DOC)

Application in Adobe PDF Format (PDF)

Please submit the application to:

Michelle Barton
Fellowship Coordinator

Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
171 Ashley Avenue, MSC 908
Charleston, SC 29425
843-792-3121
bartonm@musc.edu