The Gastrointestinal Pathology fellowship program is a one-year program geared towards advanced study in diagnostic surgical pathology with emphasis on gastrointestinal, liver, and pancreas pathology, including neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases. The fellow will supervise resident grossing and previewing before signing out the cases with the attending pathologist, as well as taking an active role in intraoperative consultations and be primarily responsible for clinical-pathological conferences and tumor boards. In addition to surgical pathology rotations in these areas, the fellow will have clinical rotations in gastrointestinal, liver, and pancreas clinics and in cytogenetics/molecular biology.

ACGME Accredited: Yes
Residents or Fellows per year: 2
Duration: 1 year  
Postgraduate Training Required: AP/CP or AP Pathology  
U.S. Citizenship Required: No

Residents/Fellows who have graduated our program in the last 10 years obtained faculty positions at:

  • Pathology Group at Our lady of Lake
  • Woman’s Hospital and Baton Rouge General, Louisiana
  • Ameripath, Texas

Teaching Hospitals

  • Jackson Memorial Hospital (JMH)
  • Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC)
  • University of Miami Hospital (UMH)

Applicants must be Board eligible or certified in Anatomic/Clinical Pathology or Anatomic Pathology.

Application Deadline
Applications should be submitted by November 30, 20 months prior to start date.

The fellows will rotate at University of Miami hospital, Sylvester Cancer Center and Jackson Memorial Hospital. The core training includes a rotation in gastrointestinal luminal, liver, and pancreas pathology for neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases and elective rotations in other areas of pathology and gastroenterology. 

Board Exam Requirements
Not Applicable

Educational & Other Experience
The fellow will rotate nine months in gastrointestinal/liver pathology, two months in elective rotations in molecular, frozen sections, and gastroenterology and hepatology clinics.

The fellow will have one month elective to complete research projects.

Not Applicable

Aeelyn I. Urdaneta
Fellowship Program Coordinator
Department of Pathology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
1611 NW 12 Avenue, Holtz Center, Room 2044
Miami, FL 33136
Phone: 305-585-6194
Fax: 305-585-2598