Program: This one-year ACGME dermatopathology fellowship is sponsored jointly by the Departments of Dermatology and Pathology of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. It is designed to provide intensive training in dermatopathology for board-certified/eligible graduates of Dermatology and Pathology programs. Experience in the techniques of immunohistochemistry as it pertains to dermatopathology will be provided, as well as appropriate training in pathology for those with a dermatology background and in dermatology for pathology graduates. The fellow will be expected to identify areas of interest in the specialty and pursue them through a clinical/basic research project. The fellowship program director is Dr. Kristopher McKay, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Dermatolgy.
Requirements: Candidates must be board-certified or eligible for certification in Anatomic Pathology, AP/CP or Dermatology.
Stipends: Salary levels are commensurate with the level of postgraduate training.
Current Dermatopathology Fellows
|Kathleen Beckum, M.D.
|Undergraduate:||University of Missouri - Columbia|
|Medical School:||University of Missouri – School of Medicine|
|Internship:||St. John’s Mercy Medical Center
St. Louis Missouri
Transitional Year Student
|Clinical Interests:||Medical Dermatology|
Mortar Board Honor Society, American Academy of Dermatology,
|George Pavlidakey, M.D.
|Undergraduate:||Youngstown State University|
|Medical School:||Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine|
|Internship:||University Hospital Case Medical Center|
|Clinical Interests:||Merckle Cells, CTCL, and Dysplastic Nevi|
|Organizations:||American Medical Association, American College of Surgeons,
American Society of Clinical Pathology, European Society of Pathology,
College of American Pathologists, American Society for Investigative Pathology, International Society of Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology,
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology,
American Association of Blood Banks, International Society of Urological Pathology