Washington, D.C., MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH)
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Transplant, Medical Kidney and Liver Pathology Fellowship
Description: The Transplant, Medical Kidney and Liver Pathology fellowship offers a unique and the first of its kind opportunity that combines training in medical kidney, medical liver and transplant pathology of kidney, liver, pancreas and gastrointestinal tract. The Medstar Georgetown Transplant Institute (MGTI) is one of the leading and largest transplant centers in the United States by volumes and outcomes. This program is also a referral center in the above specialties for all Medstar Health Hospitals in Maryland and the District of Columbia and the Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC) (Washington, DC).
The Transplant, Medical Kidney and Liver pathology fellowship is a one-year fellowship that provides training in the subspecialties of transplant pathology (kidney, liver, pancreas and small bowel/other GI tract) and native kidney and liver pathology. Clinical material includes a diverse variety and high volume of common and uncommon transplant pathology, medical liver and medical kidney materials. The fellow will be exposed to approximately 2500 specimens from MGUH, CNMC and other Medstar hospitals and will gain clinical competency in light microscopy, immunofluorescence, electron microscopy, immunohistochemistry and molecular diagnostics in transplant, renal and liver pathology. The fellow will also participate and lead translational research projects and present in national and international scientific meetings.
The educational mission of the fellowship program is to provide comprehensive training in medical kidney, medical liver and transplant pathology with emphasis on producing a competent diagnostician, an educator to medical students and pathology residents and a consultant to transplant physicians, nephrologists and hepatologists.
Requirements: Applicants should have an MD or DO degree and be board-eligible or board-certified in Anatomic Pathology or combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.
Stipend: Commensurate with the level of post-graduate training, the base salaries for all trainees are set by the Office of Graduate Medical Education according to PGY level. Optional health benefits, life and disability insurance, flexible spending and retirement plan enrollment are available for all trainees. Generous educational and books funds, as well as parking, is provided.
Applications: Accepting applications for 2021 and 2022. Please email a cover letter, standardized College of American Pathology Fellowship application, personal statement, three letters of recommendation, current CV and ECFMG certification (if applicable) to:
Giovanna Taylor, Fellowship Program Coordinator
The Fellowship Program Director, Dr. Bhaskar Kallakury, MD, can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
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