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Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship

The fellowship for academic year 2022-2023 has been filled; now accepting for 2023-2024.

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine of Weill Cornell Medical Center (WMC) offers a one-year non-ACGME-accredited Gynecologic & Perinatal Pathology Fellowship. The fellowship combines diagnostic training and research opportunities in the pathology of female genital tract disease and reproduction.  New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus accessions over 11,000 gynecologic/perinatal specimens per year that are handled in the Divisions of Gynecologic and Perinatal Pathology. Fellow’s responsibilities include participation in sign-out of both frozen sections and permanent specimens, presentation at weekly Gynecologic Oncology Tumor Board and other intra- and interdepartmental conferences. The fellow is expected to participate in the teaching and supervision of residents. Research opportunities, including clinicopathologic and molecular studies, are supported by a departmentally-funded Center for Translational Pathology that offers a wide array of services. Fellows are encouraged to participate in ongoing basic and/or translational research projects in collaboration with the faculty members.

The program is directed by Anna Yemelyanova, MD, Professor, Chief of Gynecologic Pathology.

Requirements: Candidates must have completed a 4-years AP/CP residency or a 3-years AP residency.

Number of Appointments: One position is available each academic year.

Dates and deadlines (for 2023-2024 fellowship year):
*September 30, 2021 - 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.
On or before December 30, 2021 - Issuance of formal offers (12:00pm EST)

*** if interested in Fellowship for 2022-2023 please fill out the application and email Elizabeth Hammerschmidt ( notifying that you would like your application for 2022-2023.

Stipends: Salaries are commensurate with the level of post-graduate training in Pathology.

Applications: Submit application along with curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation to:

Application Form

Weill Cornell Medicine Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 1300 York Avenue New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-6464 Fax: (212) 746-8192