Molecular Genetic Fellowship

We are now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 academic year.

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.

Requirements

Candidates must have completed an Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology residency, Anatomic Pathology residency, Clinical Pathology residency, or a Medical Genetics 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.

Facilities

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.

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.

Dates and Deadlines (for 2024-2025 fellowship year)

*September 30, 2022 - 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, 2022 - Issuance of formal offers (12:00pm EST)

Stipends

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.

OR

Please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to us via email to eah2006@med.cornell.edu. 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: Ms. Elizabeth Hammerschmidt

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