Michigan, Beaumont Health
Opening for 2019-2020
Number of appointments - 1
This one-year ACGME-approved fellowship offers advanced training in diagnostic cytopathology. Approximately 68,350 specimens are processed in the Cytology Laboratory annually (60,237 GYN, 5,008 non-GYN, and 3,105 FNA). The fellow will participate in all aspects of cytopathology, including interpretation of gynecologic, non-gynecologic and fine-needle aspiration specimens and procurement of superficial fine-needle aspiration specimens. The cytopathologists hold Fine-Needle Aspiration Clinic once weekly. Beaumont Health is a 1,070-bed tertiary care teaching hospital servicing several large suburban communities in Oakland County, 13 miles north of Detroit. Training is conducted at Beaumont Health – Royal Oak campus. The Department of Anatomic Pathology currently processes 59,917 surgical specimens per year. Sign-out responsibilities in cytopathology are graduated and based on the level of experience of the fellow. The fellow will be involved in the teaching of residents and rotating medical students. The fellow is required to participate in a research project.
Upon completion of the fellowship, the fellow will have the necessary skills to practice cytopathology independently, with sufficient skills in cytopreparatory techniques, the use of ancillary tests such as immunocytochemistry, flow cytometry, image analysis and molecular pathology techniques. Acquire the skills to communicate with clinicians and patients and gain administrative skills in managing an active cytopathology laboratory.
Candidates must have completed either a four-year combined AP/CP residency or a three-year residency in anatomic pathology. Candidates must hold, or be eligible to hold, a medical license in the State of Michigan.
The Beaumont Health (Royal Oak, MI) campus, a tertiary-care facility with 1,070 in-patient beds, hosts 40 accredited residency and fellowship training programs with more than 400 residents and fellows, and is the primary teaching facility for the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. It has one of the highest volumes in the country for annual hospital admissions (58,539), surgeries (48,387), outpatient visits (1,283,189), and births (5,259). Over 91 medical and surgical specialties are represented on the medical staff. This provides a large volume of diverse material to both our clinical and anatomic laboratories.
We are located in the heart of southeast Michigan, which offers fine dining, a dynamic music and theater scene, major league sports teams and a revitalized riverfront and downtown area.
Commensurate with level of postgraduate training in pathology. Uniforms/laundry, and health and malpractice insurance are paid for by the hospital.
Applications are available on the Beaumont Health website: http://www.beaumont.edu/medical-education/residencies
Osama Alassi, Director of Cytopathology Fellowship
Beaumont Health, Anatomic Pathology
3601 West Thirteen Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48073
Telephone: (248) 898-4462
Fax: (248) 898-1257