Number of appointments per year – 2

About the Program
The Division of Anatomic Pathology at the University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, offers a one-year ACGME-approved fellowship in Cytopathology. The UAB cytopathology laboratory performs approximately 14,000 tests PAP per year, with both conventional and liquid based gynecologic cases, including approximately 1,800 fluids, 3,400 FNAs and 800 EUS-FNAs and 2,000 pulmonary cases per year.

Fellows participate in colposcopy, thyroid and endoscopic ultrasound clinics. Opportunities for elective rotation in subspecialty areas of surgical pathology are available. Participation in ongoing clinical studies and translational research is also encouraged. Rotations are entirely at the University of Alabama Hospital.

This program is directed by Frida Rosenblum, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology.

Requirements
Applicants must be AP or AP/CP Board eligible, or Board certified. Graduates of medical schools approved by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and those who are Board certified will be given preference. Most fellows are in their 4th or 5th postgraduate year.

Stipends
Salary levels are commensurate with the level of post-graduate training. A professional development fund is also provided.

Applications
Submit application 12 to 18 months prior to initiation of training along with curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation, including one from current program director to: path-apfellowship@uabmc.edu.

Address letters of recommendation to:
George Netto, MD
Professor and Chair of Pathology
Robert and Ruth Anderson Endowed Chair in Pathology
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Pathology/Division of Anatomic Pathology
c/o: Fellowship Coordinator
619 19th Street South
HSB 149M
Birmingham, AL 35249

Additional Information
 Contact Susan Mills, program coordinator
 Telephone: (205) 975-3450
 Fax: (205) 975-PATH
 E-mail: path-apfellowship@uabmc.edu