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Surgical/Selective Pathology Fellowship

This one-year accredited program is designed to provide advanced training in all aspects of diagnostic surgical pathology including: Breast, Head and Neck, Endocrine, Gynecologic, Gastrointestinal/Pancreatic, Liver, Thoracic, Genitourinary, Bone and Soft Tissue, Heart Transplant.

Elective training may be available in: Dermatopathology, Hematopathology, Neuropathology, Cytopathology.

Approximately 38,000 surgical specimens are evaluated each year. The University of Kansas Health System has a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center serving a complex patient population. 

Fellows have an in-depth experience with comprehensive case sign-outs, intra-operative/frozen section consultations and review of outside consultations. After a training period, fellows are expected to assume graded, sign-out responsibilities under supervision.

Fellows are also required to participate in interdepartmental multidisciplinary tumor conferences and teach pathology residents and medical students. Fellows have the opportunity to participate in clinical and basic research and are encouraged to design and complete a research project.


Candidates must be Board eligible or certified in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and must have or be eligible for an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Kansas. 


The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine's Board-certified pathologists

The 2023-2024 & 2024-2025 fellowship is filled. 

Applications must consist of the following:

  1. Completed Standardized Application for Pathology Fellowships (Word)
  2. Current CV
  3. Personal statement
  4. Three letters of recommendation (addressed to Rashna Madan, MBBS)
  5. USMLE or COMLEX Transcript of Scores

Send completed application to the Fellowship and Education Coordinator. Contact information below.

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Pathology Fellowship Programs Contact

Jeffrey L. Tully, MA
Residency/Fellowship & Graduate Studies Manager
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Mail Stop 3045
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-7070
Fax: 913-588-7073