Number of appointments per year - 2

The Division of Anatomic Pathology at the University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, offers a one-year ACGME-approved fellowship experience in Cytopathology.  The University of Alabama at Birmingham Cytopathology laboratory performs approximately 125,000 tests per year, with both conventional and liquid based gynecologic cases, including approximately 1,000 fluids, 1,200 FNAs and 200 EUS-FNAs and 1,000 pulmonary cases per year.  Fellows participate in colposcopy, breast 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 Isam-Eldin Eltoum, M.D., M.B.A.
 Professor of Pathology and Head, Section of Cytopathology. 

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.

Stipends are commensurate with the level of postgraduate training in Pathology.

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