Molecular Genetic Fellowship

We are now accepting fellowship applications for 2026-2027.

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine of New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine offers a one-year ACGME-approved Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship. The fellowship training program focuses on the application of molecular techniques to the diagnosis of cancer (including hematologic and solid tumor malignancies), inherited disorders, and infectious diseases. It is designed to educate fellows in the practice of molecular pathology, including laboratory management, test development and clinical consultation. The program emphasizes a multidisciplinary team approach to patient management as well as clinical and translational research opportunities.


Candidates must have completed an Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology residency, Anatomic Pathology residency, or Clinical Pathology residency and be eligible for New York State licensure.

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

Types and Numbers of Appointments

One position is available each academic year.


NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is the major clinical affiliate and teaching hospital of Weill Cornell Medicine. NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine, 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.


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.

Dates and Deadlines (for 2026-2027 fellowship year)

Our fellowship program participates in the NRMP Fellowship Match.  

Applicants should submit their application by December 1, 2024 (using the online Weill Cornell Application Form).

Interviews will begin starting January 1, 2025. 

Please also see the AMP website (Molecular Genetic Pathology (MGP) Fellowship Training Programs - Association for Molecular Pathology ( for additional information regarding dates/deadlines and other related items.


PGY-5 (unless AP only trainee will be PGY4).

Recommendation Letters

Please arrange to have three letters of recommendation to be uploaded by the letter writer.


Please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to us via email to The letters should be addressed to:

Dr. Michael Kluk – Director, Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship Program
Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian Hospital
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
1300 York Ave, C-302
New York, NY 10065
Attn: Jessica Misner

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 1300 York Avenue New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-6464
Surgical Pathology: (212) 746-2700