Number of appointments per year – 2

Description:  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 more than 40,000 evaluations per year, which cover the entire breadth and depth of clinical material. There are especially strong services in Surgical Oncology, GYN 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. For those having an interest in Pediatric Surgical Pathology, a selected rotation at Children’s of Alabama (adjacent to UAB Hospital) is possible.

This program is directed by Shi Wei, MD, PhD,
Associate Professor, Section Head of Surgical Pathology

Requirements:  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..

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:

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:
  Program Coordinator:
  Telephone: (205) 975-8880
  Fax: (205) 975-PATH