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Genitourinary Pathology Fellowship

Now accepting applications for academic year 2019-20.

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine offers a one-year Genitourinary Pathology Fellowship under the direction of Juan Miguel Mosquera, MD. This training program offers both major exposure to genitourinary tumor pathology and a comprehensive translational research component. The Fellow has the opportunity to evaluate about 2,500 tumor specimens from the kidney, urinary bladder, prostate, and testis. The Fellow acts as the primary consultant for the Division of Genitourinary Pathology and actively participates in interdepartmental conferences related to genitourinary oncology.

In addition to a complete diagnostic experience, the Fellow has the opportunity to engage in clinical and translational research projects. A departmentally funded Translational Research Core Facility offers a wide array of research services, including histology, immunohistochemistry, tissue array, cytogenetics, and molecular techniques, thus providing the opportunity to participate in clinically relevant and scientifically sophisticated studies.

Requirements: Candidates must have completed a four-year Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology residency or three years of a straight Anatomic Pathology residency.

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center only accepts J1 visas for all fellowships.

Types and Numbers of Appointments: One position is available each academic year.

Facilities: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is the major clinical affiliate and teaching hospital of Weill Cornell Medical College. NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, an 824-bed facility, is centrally located in a collaborative medical community that includes the Hospital for Special Surgery, Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and The Rockefeller University.

Community: Weill Cornell is located in a beautiful residential neighborhood along the East River in Manhattan, within walking distance of Central Park and the midtown entertainment and shopping areas. Attractions include major museums, concert halls, theaters, and an opera house, all of which are easily accessible.

Faculty: Juan Miguel Mosquera, MD, Brian Robinson, MD, and Francesca Khani, MD

Dates and deadlines (for 2019-2020 fellowship year):
August 30, 2017 - Deadline for receipt of completed application (including recommendation letters) from candidates. Please note that we have a rolling admissions policy, therefore, we strongly encourage interested candidates to apply as early as possible.
September 1 through December 1, 2017 - Interviews are conducted.
On or before December 30, 2017 - Issuance of formal offers (12:00pm EST)

Stipends: Salaries are commensurate with the level of training.

Recommendation letters:
Please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to us via email to jep2018@med.cornell.edu. The letters should be addressed to:

     Dr. Juan Miguel Mosquera – Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
     Weill Cornell Medicine
     Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
     1300 York Ave, Box 69
     New York, NY 10021

Click below to fill out an application:

Application Form

Weill Cornell Medicine Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 1300 York Avenue New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-2700 Fax: (212) 746-8624