Alabama, University of Alabama at Birmingham
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
UAB Department of Pathology
Surgical Pathology Fellowship
Openings for 2021 and 2023
Number of appointments per year - 4
The Division of Anatomic Pathology at the University of Alabama (UAB) Medical
Center, Birmingham, offers a one-year Fellowship/Instructorship position in Diagnostic Surgical
Pathology with advanced comprehensive training experience, graduated responsibilities, and
sign out privileges. There are approximately 50,000 specimens per year, which cover the entire
breadth and depth of Pathology. It provides service to O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at
UAB, supports the liver and kidney transplantation program, and provides daily consultations to
the UAB – affiliated peripheral medical Centers in the State of Alabama. The Anatomic
Pathology division is subspecialized with major sections including GI/liver Pathology, Breast
Pathology, GYN Pathology, GU Pathology, Musculoskeletal Pathology, Head and Neck
Pathology, Pulmonary Pathology, and Renal Pathology. Tailoring the fellowship with
subspecialty focus in up to three aforementioned (Breast, GYN, GU, ENT, Bone/Soft tissue, GI)
areas is possible. Opportunities for elective rotations in other services including Pediatric
Pathology at Children’s of Alabama (adjacent to UAB Hospital) and Molecular Pathology exist.
The responsibilities include covering frozen sections, active participation in interdepartmental
tumor boards and conferences, and teaching residents and medical students. Fellows are highly
encouraged to participate in ongoing basic, translational or clinic-pathologic research projects in
collaboration with more than 90 faculty members in the Department. Rotations are entirely at
The University of Alabama Hospital.
This program is directed by Deepti Dhall, M.D., Professor and Associate Director of the Division of Anatomic Pathology.
MD degree, license to practice medicine in the State of Alabama, and
completion of pathology core requirements (3 years of AP or 4 years of combined AP/CP training).
Most fellows are in their 5th postgraduate level of training.
Stipends are commensurate with the level of postgraduate training in Pathology. Also
provided is a generous professional development fund.
Submit application along with curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation, including one from current program
director to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Address letters of recommendation to:
Deepti Dhall, M.D.
Professor of Pathology
Director, Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program
Department of Pathology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
619 19th Street South, HSB 149M
Birmingham, AL 35249-6823
Additional information can be obtained from:
Telephone: (205) 975-3450
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