Surgical Pathology Clinical Fellowship Program

Surgical Pathology Environment

The training program in general surgical pathology utilizes two hospitals - The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Presbyterian and Shadyside. Both are adult general medical - surgical hospitals with a combined bed capacity of 900 beds and a surgical workload of about 50,000 specimens annually.

The fellow will spend nine months in clinical activities related to examining surgical specimens. The remaining three months are devoted to electives of the candidate's choice. A research project suitable for publication in a peer-review journal is expected.

Numerous teaching, clinical and research conferences are held weekly.