Overview

The Neuropathology Fellowship at UAB is a two-year program, fully accredited by the ACGME for one Fellow per year, eventuating in subspecialty board certification. The program includes experience in all areas of Neuropathology, including intraoperative consultations (frozen sections) as well as appropriate use and interpretation of special stains, immunohistochemistry, and molecular studies including FISH and next generation sequencing. There is also weekly experience in brain cutting and in case presentation at the Neuro-Oncology Brain Tumor Conference.  The fellows also attend conferences and lectures in neuromuscular pathology.  Fellows also have many opportunities to teach Pathology and Neurology Residents and medical students. There are many opportunities for translational or clinical research in the first year, leading to presentation at regional or national meetings such as the Association of American Neuropathologists. In the second (research) year, there are numerous choices for basic, translational or clinical research.

Meet Our Neuropathology Faculty

 

Kenneth FallonKenneth Fallon, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology
Director, Neuropathology Fellowship Program

C. Ryan MillerC. Ryan Miller, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology
Director, Division of Neuropathology

Richard PowersRichard Powers, M.D.
Professor of Pathology

Rati ChkheidzeRati Chkheidze, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology

Requirements

Board eligibility or certification in anatomic pathology or AP/CP; additionally, a license to practice medicine in Alabama, which requires successful completion of USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3, is needed.

Stipends

Stipends are commensurate with the level of postgraduate training in Pathology. Also provided is a professional development fund. 

Applications

Submit application 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:

Kenneth B. Fallon, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology
Director, Neuropathology Fellowship Program
Department of Pathology
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
619 19th Street South, HSB 149M, Birmingham, AL 35249

Neuropathology Fellowship Information

Susan Mills
Program Coordinator
Telephone: (205) 975-3450
Email: path-fellowships@uabmc.edu
Website: https://www.uab.edu/medicine/pathology/education/fellowship-program