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The University of Alabama at Birmingham Departments of Pathology and Genetics jointly offer a one-year ACGME accredited clinical fellowship in molecular genetic pathology. The fellowship is designed to train academically oriented pathologists and medical geneticists for a career in molecular genetic pathology, including hematology/oncology, infectious diseases, identity testing, molecular diagnostics of Mendelian disorders, cytogenetics, and medical genetics. After completion of this program, the fellow will be eligible to take the Molecular Genetic Pathology board examination cosponsored by ABP and ABMG.

Application Information

Application eligibility 

Applicants must have successfully completed a residency in AP, CP, AP/CP or medical genetics and have an Alabama medical licensure.

Application Process

Application should be submitted 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-fellowships@uabmc.edu

Address letters of recommendation to: 
   Gene P. Siegal, M.D., Ph.D.
   Interim Chair, Department of Pathology
   Robert W. Mowry Endowed Professor of Pathology
   University of Alabama at Birmingham
   619 19th Street South, HSB 149K
   Birmingham, AL 35249-6823

Additional information can be obtained from:
  Telephone: (205) 975-8880
  Fax: (205) 975-PATH
  E-mail: path-fellowships@uabmc.edu