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Recruitment Period

Open January 27th, 2020 through Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UC Irvine Medical Center offers a one-year in-depth SELECTIVE SURGICAL PATHOLOGY FELLOWSHIP that provides an intense and focused training to prepare our fellow for a successful surgical pathology practice in an academic or private setting. The training is designed to provide a broad exposure to all aspects of surgical pathology, including preparing complex surgical cases for sign-out, frozen section examination, consultation cases, gross room supervision, and junior attending role (second half of training). Additional time may be spent in subspecialized services including GI, GYN, breast, or GU, among others. Depending on the fellow’s interest, the fellowship can be geared towards either a head and neck pathology fellowship, gynecological pathology fellowship or a Women’s Health (Breast or Gynecology) fellowship. At completion, certificate can be either general surgical pathology, gynecological pathology, head and neck or Women’s Health pathology. The fellow will be responsible for some multi-disciplinary tumor board conferences and resident teaching, research activity is highly encouraged during the year as well. Candidates are required to have successfully graduated from an ACGME accredited AP or AP/CP residency program.

Director of Surgical Pathology Fellowship:
Dr. Cary Johnson (Co-Director of Surgical Pathology Fellowship)
UC Irvine Medical Center
101 The City Dr. S., Dept. of Pathology
Orange, CA 92868

To apply, please send letter of intent, Curriculum Vitae, and 3 letters of reference to:
Diana Speaker
AND apply online at:

About UC Irvine Medical Center:
UC Irvine Medical Center is the principal clinical facility for UC Irvine Health and School of Medicine’s teaching and research programs. For 14 consecutive years, the medical center has been rated among the nation's best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. The Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (CFCCC) of UC Irvine is the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in Orange County, which is the sixth most populous U.S. county and home to more than 1 percent of the nation’s people. The CFCCC has a membership drawn from more than 32 academic departments across six schools at UC Irvine, including the schools of Medicine, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Information & Computer Science, Engineering and Business. In early 2009, UC Irvine Health opened UC Irvine Douglas Hospital, a modern facility for conducting the latest medical research and training future and practicing physicians. The seven-story hospital has spacious, mostly private rooms and 15 state-of-the-art operating rooms. Orange County offers year round warm weather, cultural diversity and proximity to many attractions.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Orange, Ca.


Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)