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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 (link)

Rashna Madan, MBBS (program director) 

Applications for the 2022-2023 academic year are currently being accepted. 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 applications to:

Tamara N. Osborn, Fellowship and Graduate Studies Coordinator
University of Kansas Medical Center Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
3901 Rainbow Blvd., MS 3045 Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913.945.7063
Fax: 913.588.7073

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Last modified: Jul 09, 2021
Fellowship Program Contact

KUMC Pathology Residency Program

For further information on Pathology Fellowship Programs, please contact
Tamara N. Osborn
Fellowship and Graduate Studies Coordinator
Phone: 913.945.7063
Fax: 913.588.7073

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