Number of appointments per year – 2

The Division of Anatomic Pathology at the University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, offers one-year fellowship experience in Diagnostic Surgical Pathology.  The University of Alabama at Birmingham Surgical Pathology laboratory performs approximately 38,000 evaluations per year which cover the entire breadth and depth of clinical material.  There are especially strong services in GYN Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Musculoskeletal  Oncology, ENT Oncology, Transplant Pathology, and GI diseases including the liver.  Opportunities for elective rotations in subspecialty areas in Cytopathology, Hematopathology, and Molecular Pathology exist.   Fellows are encouraged to participate in ongoing basic, translational or applied research projects in collaboration with the more than two dozen faculty members in the Division.  Rotations are entirely at The University of Alabama Hospital and the physically connected Birmingham VA Medical Center.  For those having an interest in Pediatric Surgical Pathology, a selected rotation at The Children’s Hospital (adjacent to UAB Hospital) is possible.

This program is directed by Margaret Brandwein-Gensler, MD
 Professor of Pathology and Head, Section of Surgical Pathology.

MD degree, license to practice medicine in the State of Alabama, and completion of pathology core
requirements (3 yrs of AP or 4 yrs of combined AP/CP training). Most fellows are in their 5th postgraduate level of training.

Stipends: Salary levels are commensurate with the level of postgraduate training. A professional development fund is also provided.

Types and Numbers of Appointments: Number of appointments per year – 2

Applications should be submitted to:

Gene P. Siegal, M.D., Ph.D.
Robert W.  Mowry Endowed Professor and Director
Division of Anatomic Pathology
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
HSB 149M.508 20th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35249

Applications should be made 12 to 18 months prior to initiation of training

Please include your curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation


Coordinator: Sandy Cummings
Tel: (205) 975-8323
Fax: (205) 975-5242