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The candidate must have a California Medical License by July 1st of their training year. Cytopathology Fellowship Openings for , and This one-year ACGME accredited program is designed to train up to three well-rounded cytopathologists and provide advanced training in diagnostic cytopathology and the performance of Fine-Needle Aspirations FNA.
Approximately 12, patient cases are evaluated each year in our hospital-based laboratory, of which about 6, are nongynecologic specimens. FNAs comprise approximately one-third of the nongynecologic specimens.
The fellowship offers a broad diagnostic base with extensive opportunities to participate in the rapid on- site assessment of FNAs and the performance of FNAs. Participation in interdepartmental multidisciplinary tumor conferences and teaching of pathology residents and medical students is required. The fellow is encouraged to initiate and complete a research project and attend national conferences. The fellow is also involved in cytology laboratory management including quality assurance and preparation for CAP inspection.
The program is designed to provide the successful candidate with an in-depth experience that will include liquid based, thin layer cytology techniques, molecular diagnostics, image analysis, flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry and health services research.
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. Commensurate with level of post-graduate training. This ACGME-accredited one-year fellowship program offers advanced training in diagnostic cytopathology. The Cytopathology laboratory at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center processes a total of 20, specimens annually.
Teaching is provided through conferences, didactic sessions and daily sign-out of gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimens. Fellows are trained in the performance and interpretation of fine needle aspiration biopsies.
Laboratory management and quality improvement issues are also included in the training. Fellows will gain experience in the use of air-dried Diff-Quick stains, alcohol-fixed Papanicolaou stains, and monolayer preparations. They will have graduated levels of increasing responsibility. Teaching medical students, pathology residents and cytotechnologists, as well as participation in conferences, are required.
Located along the Connecticut River in a tranquil rural setting, just a couple hours from major cities, the region offers outdoor adventures, sports, entertainment, shopping, history and local cultural events. Medical licensure in the state of New Hampshire required.
Commensurate with the number of relevant postgraduate years of training. There is a book allowance, and funding is available for presentation at a national meeting. To review application requirements and to download an application form, go to the program's website. Application materials can be sent via email to: Applicants should have completed core-training in an AP, CP or AP-CP residency program and should be committed to excellent clinical care in an academic medical center environment with a genuine interest in the field.
Application found on website , CV, Personal Statement and 3 letters of recommendation should be submitted via email to: The fellows participate in the daily sign-out of all specimens and provide immediate on-site interpretation for superficial and deep FNAs with progressive responsibilities leading to the development of diagnostic autonomy. There is substantial exposure to surgical pathology with emphasis on the correlation between these two disciplines, particularly as the needle core biopsies object of on-site interpretation are kept as part of the Cytopathology specimen.
Approximately 16, specimens are evaluated annually, including non-gynecologic exfoliative specimens and fine needle aspiration biopsies covering the spectrum of cytopathology practice with extensive use of immunochemistry, flow cytometry, molecular and cytogenetic ancillary studies. The program includes a 2-week rotation in our solid tumor molecular diagnostics service. The Cytopathology fellows receive training in FNA performance, actively participating in procedures under direct attending supervision with the objective of becoming proficient in both palpation and ultrasound-guided FNA.
Appropriate clinical management as applied to surgical and cytopathology diagnoses and interdisciplinary communication is stressed, including case presentation at tumor boards. Participation in the instruction of residents through lectures and slide sessions is an integral part of the program. Over 4, glass slide study sets are available for review. Fellows will also gain practical skills in laboratory management.
Translational research as well as clinical research for presentation at national level is strongly encouraged. Salary and benefits are commensurate with level of training. Applicants should also request three letters of recommendation, one of which should come from their current program director.
All documentation should be sent to the training program coordinator: The program provides intensive training in all aspects of Neuropathology NP with the aim of preparing our fellows for Board Certification and a successful career as an academic neuropathologist.
Fellows gain familiarity with a wide variety of diseases of the nervous system, skeletal muscle, peripheral nerve, and eye, developing diagnostic proficiency through both morphologic examination and utilization of ancillary techniques including immunohistochemistry, electron microscopy, and molecular analysis. A variety of research opportunities are available within the division and the VCU health system, with an emphasis on neuro-oncology.
Preference will be given to applicants seeking a conventional two year neuropathology training commitment, though other arrangements may be available on an individual basis. Salary and benefits are commensurate with year of postgraduate training. The thyroid surgery program is very active and provides excellent case material in thyroid pathology. An active institutional program in oral and maxillofacial surgery, as well as an oral pathology outreach program, offers a rich and uniquely diverse training experience.
A growing consultation service provides experience in addressing more diagnostically difficult and unusual specimens. The instructorship provides a period of active training during the first part of the year followed by graduated responsibility allowing for supervised sign-out of cases and intraoperative consultations.
Elective time is also available for experience in other services. Ample opportunity for research exists and is encouraged. Edgar, MD James V. Forensic Pathology Fellowship The positions are located in three of our statewide district offices. The training program fulfills the eligibility requirements for APB board certification.
Your training will include learning to gather information from death scenes to determine the extent to which further investigation is necessary.
Performing autopsies on bodies in order to determine the cause and manner of death. Understanding how to report autopsy findings in court, in consultation with families, law enforcement, and attorneys. Fellows are mentored by nine Board certified forensic pathologists. Co-location with the State Division of Forensic Science permits contemporaneous case consultation with firearm, tool marks, trace evidence, imaging, forensic biology DNA and other forensic science specialists.
VCU Health provides forensic radiology, neuropathology and surgical pathology subspecialty consultation. Fellows are given anthropology and odontology training and the opportunity to attend national meetings with forensic colleagues.
Trainees attend subspecialty courses and reference a medicolegal library, Medline, Internet, and case database. Each district office participates in the teaching of students, residents and other professionals. Fellows will work with staff to undertake a research project. The University salary and benefits are competitive and supplemented by LME activity. Jennifer Bowers MD Applications: Interested individuals should contact: Richmond, VA Telephone: Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship This is a one-year, ACGME-accredited clinical fellowship which trains pathologists and medical geneticists for a career in Molecular Genetic Pathology.
The trainee receives a thorough exposure to all aspects of molecular genetic pathology including infectious diseases, hematopathology, oncology, transplantation, and medical genetics.
The VCU Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory is a state-of-the art, 6, sq ft facility that performs more than 25, tests annually. Fellows participate in laboratory test development and translational research. The fellows are responsible for interactions with clinicians and other pathologists, and test interpretation as the training progresses. Fellows rotate through the human genetics clinical services and in the biochemical genetics laboratory. Hands-on experience is obtained with a broad range of molecular techniques including nucleic acid extraction, real-time PCR, reverse transcriptase PCR, cytogenetics, FISH, SNP analysis, Affymetrix microarray technology, bone marrow engraftment chimerism studies, direct Sanger sequencing and next generation sequencing for cancer and inherited disorders panels as well as whole exome sequencing.
It is aimed at those who have fulfilled a standard pathology residency and wish to specialize in hematopathology in either a community hospital or academic setting. The fellows also evaluate surgical and cytopathology specimens with potential hematopoietic malignancy, and gain experience in the laboratory investigation of anemias, diseases of hemostasis and thrombosis, and other benign diseases of the hematopoietic system. The fellows gain experience in laboratory management through ongoing participation in quality assurance and quality control studies, instrument and procedure modifications, and projects to improve personnel utilization and patient safety.
The daily supervision of residents and medical students in the hematology laboratory is the responsibility of the fellows, and there are a variety of opportunities to participate in other teaching activities, as well as basic and clinical research studies.
Surgical Pathology Fellowship This is a one-year ACGME-accredited program designed for individuals who wish to pursue intense training in Surgical Pathology in an environment that allows graduated responsibility and independent work necessary to build diagnostic confidence and maturity. This fellowship provides the necessary training for the fellow to function upon completion as an academic pathologist with responsibilities in service, teaching, and research, or as a community-based pathologist with responsibilities primarily in service and laboratory management.
Sign-out in Surgical Pathology is subspecialized, assuring trainee interaction with faculty with expertise in specific organ system pathology. The general framework of this fellowship includes: The fellowship allows potential flexibility in the schedule, depending on the fellow's subspecialty interest e.
With sufficient preparation, the fellow "mock" signs out the cases as a junior attending with the resident, handles frozen sections and consultation cases, instructs the residents in processing complex specimens. Presentations at interdisciplinary conferences provides important correlation with clinical management consequences.
Elective rotations are available in Neuropathology, Cytopathology, Molecular Pathology, or selected clinical pathology services Hematopathology, Blood Bank. The fellow is expected to participate in one of the many departmental research projects, including presentation at national meetings and peer-reviewed publication encouraged.
Surgical Pathology Fellowship - The University of Florida Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine offers a comprehensive one-year fellowship in surgical pathology that provides advanced and intensive training in diagnostic surgical pathology. The non-ACGME-accredited Surgical Pathology Fellowship at the University of Florida provides fellows with the opportunity for advanced training and in-depth experience in different facets of surgical pathology with particular interest in Gastrointestinal and Liver, Genitourinary, Breast and Gynecologic pathology.
It also prepares them for a career in either academics or private practice. A large volume of surgical and consultation material provides an opportunity for the development of proficiency in the diagnosis of neoplastic and benign diseases, as well as transplant pathology. Fellows will have the opportunity for graduated sign-out responsibilities, including intraoperative consultations.
Successful fellowship candidates must be certification-eligible or certified in anatomic, or anatomic and clinical pathology, by the American Board of Pathology. Applicants are required to have passed all three steps of the United States Medical Licensing Examination.
Applicant Requirements Successful fellowship candidates must be certification-eligible or certified in anatomic, or anatomic and clinical pathology, by the American Board of Pathology.
Applicants are required to have passed all three , steps of the United States Medical Licensing Examination. Applications Completed application packets must be received by December 1, , and must include a: Interviews for the fellowship will be completed by March 1, Electronic submission of fellowship application materials is preferred.
Send completed packets to: David Hernandez Gonzalo, M. Box Gainesville, FL [ ]. The program is a comprehensive one designed to provide the Fellow with a balanced exposure to the evaluation of all aspects of adult and pediatric lymph node and bone marrow pathology including morphology, immunopathology, flow cytometry, and cytogenetics and molecular techniques.
Training includes clinical and laboratory evaluation of coagulation disorders as well as other aspects of Laboratory Pathology including Quality Assurance, Quality Control, and Lab Management. The Fellow is encouraged to participate with a faculty member in an investigative project in the broad field of Hematopathology during the fellowship.
The Fellow will be given progressive responsibility in signing out and participation in the teaching of medical students, residents and la boratory staff. Interested applicants, please contact Dr. Rekha Bhat, Program Director at , or email to: Please submit your application materials no later than September 15th for interview consideration.
The overall goal of this one year fellowship is to prepare trainees for a successful career in molecular pathology. At the time of completion of the fellowship, trainees will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to assume the directorship of a clinical molecular pathology laboratory and to continue with a pattern of lifelong learning in this field.
During the course of the program, MGP fellows will participate in the day-to-day operation of molecular genetic pathology laboratories performing and interpreting a variety of clinical tests. Fellows entering the program as pathologists will additionally gain experience with the diagnosis, management, treatment, and counseling of patients with genetic disorders during rotations through Medical Genetics clinics, while fellows entering as medical geneticists will gain exposure to surgical pathology and autopsy pathology via a rotation through the surgical pathology service.
In addition, trainees will attend didactic sessions with the supervising Medical Staff, courses in Medical Genetics, journal clubs, and laboratory and clinical conferences. Fellows are highly encouraged and expected to perform at least one research project of their own choosing with the guidance and assistance of one or more faculty members in the Department of Pathology. Must qualify for licensure in California.
Please submit the following documents to Program Director, Dr. September 15, [ ]. Please submit application materials via email no later than September 15, to include: Cellular Therapy Fellowship This appointment will be for one 1 year. This is a training position for an aspiring pathologist in the rapidly expanding field of cellular therapy.
The cellular therapy activities at HUP and CHOP cover the entire range of standard-of-care adult and pediatric bone marrow transplant, from collection to processing to infusion.
The candidate will have a wide exposure of different cGMP labs all within walking distance, learn the set up and operation of cGMP facilities, in addition to the actual manufacturing processes. Cellular therapy is a highly regulated field.
There are numerous opportunities for quality improvement projects. Didactic training, either one-on-one with a faculty or part of more formal course, is also available.
The candidate is encouraged to tailor the one year program to suit individual background and needs, while still gaining enough exposure to become proficient in all areas.
Ideally, a successful candidate would leave the program feeling confident to direct a cell therapy facility. Applicants must have an M. Curriculum Vitae; Personal Statement; three potential references Inquiries and materials should be sent to: The program focuses exclusively on gynecological cytology, non-gynecological cytology, and fine needle aspiration biopsy cytology. Weekly didactic and microscopic conferences, monthly lectures, as well as a monthly journal club supplement this training.
During this period, the fellow is engaged in the examination of the cytopathologic material submitted to the services under the supervision of the attending staff. The program also includes participation in the Intraoperative Cytology Consultation Service. Hollie P Thomas Additional Faculty: The fellowship is available to individuals who have completed training in pathology in an ACGME-accredited residency program.
Step 3 is a requirement as well as eligibility for medical license in the state of Mississippi. Once applicants have submitted their applications, they will need to send the following documents in order to be considered for a fellowship position: These letters should be addressed to: This must include dates of training and be signed by the institution's program director or chairman or training completion certificates.
The stipend is commensurate with the year of the applicant's postgraduate training. The Department currently receives a mix of adult and pediatric biopsies and complex surgical specimens, including liver transplant.
The program is enhanced by the strong clinical services in GI and liver and the well established interdisciplinary relationship with the gastroenterologists, surgeons, oncologists, radiologists and radiation oncologists. The fellow's responsibilities include slide review and preparation of reports of selected cases, presenting at interdepartmental conferences and tumor boards, and teaching and supervision of pathology residents.
The fellow will also have the opportunity to participate in GI and Liver clinical rounds, including exposure to endoscopy. The fellow will be supervised and guided by subspecialty trained attendings. There are multiple research opportunities in both GI and liver, ranging from basic science to translational to clinical. The fellow is encouraged and expected to participate in a scholarly project during the year. Commensurate with level of post graduate training. An application form can be requested from Debrah Negron.
Please send completed application form, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of professional goals and 3 letters of reference by email directly to Debrah Negron fellowship coordinator. Letters of reference sent by email should be in PDF format with a signature.
For over 17 years, we have been providing excellent materials and have instructors known for their highly personal, one-on-one teaching approach. The overall goal of this program is to develop the competencies needed to become a laboratory director in hematology. In this Hematopathology Fellowship, trainees will be responsible for in-depth study of the principles, applications and clinical relevancy of all tests performed in our affiliated laboratories as well as those sent to reference laboratories.
They will be expected to be able to interpret tests, apply quality assurance principles and become proficient in special skills such as light microscopy and flow cytometry. In the Clinical Pathology Laboratories, Hematopathology Fellows answer front-line questions from clinicians with back-up support from the Laboratory Director. The Hematopathology Fellow participates in conferences, obtains information from, and reports diagnoses to clinical colleagues in Adult Oncology, Adult Hematology and Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.
The Hematopathology faculty has broad expertise in teaching morphology, molecular diagnosis, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, hemoglobinopathies, coagulation, classical and molecular cytogenetics, lab management and other aspects of laboratory hematology. Mastery of diagnostic hemopathology and molecular pathology with research leading to publication is strongly encouraged.
The fellows will achieve a solid base of competencies to pursue an academic or private practice career. Stipend Appointment is for one year. Salary based on schedule for residents.
The one-year program, based at Montefiore Medical Center-Weiler Division, draws diagnostic material from the three hospital divisions of the Medical Center 1, beds as well as a large ambulatory network. The diversity of the specimens enables the fellow to have in-depth exposure to and comprehensive training in gynecologic, breast and perinatal pathology, with over perinatal specimens, 16, gynecologic specimens and approximately breast specimens accessioned in the Pathology department last year.
Upon completing the fellowship, the fellow will be prepared to assume the role of a sub-specialty consultant in academic or private practice. The fellowship training includes signing-out of cases with faculty, involvement on frozen section decisions, participation in intra-and inter-departmental conferences, journal clubs and teaching of residents and medical students.
Fellows are encouraged to participate in the clinically relevant research. The program is staffed by seven surgical pathologists who form the core of the subspecialty group for Women's Health Pathology at MMC, and include attendings with subspecialty expertise in the areas of Gynecological Pathology, Perinatal Pathology and Breast Pathology.
Dependent upon level of training. Please send completed application form, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of professional goals and 3 letters of reference hard copy or by email directly to Debrah Negron fellowship coordinator. At Stanford, we offer a dedicated Genitourinary Pathology Fellowship 1 position per year, pending ACGME accreditation that will provide in-depth training in GU pathology with the goal of becoming a specialist in the field.
The Stanford Genitourinary Pathology Service is rich with both routine GU pathology and advanced consultative material to learn from. Graduated responsibility opportunities include a Junior Attending rotation, presenting at GU tumor boards, teaching opportunities such as departmental fellow-led teaching conferences , and service as a point person and consultant on GU-pathology-related issues.
Elective and research time can be used to pursue additional subspecialty training in other areas such as GYN, GI, or renal pathology or to work on research projects. Departmental resources and support are available for clinicopathologic and translational research projects. We offer a one-year GU fellowship that provides advanced, focused, and intensive training in diagnostic genitourinary pathology: Please fill out the application form http: The main objective of the program is for the fellow to develop proficient diagnostic skills, an in-depth understanding of the implications of pathologic diagnoses in the management of cancer patients and a unique translational research experience.
The fellow takes an active role in all diagnostic services either in Breast or in Breast and GYN, including intraoperative gross examinations, frozen sections and sign out of in-house and outside consultations. To develop an insight into the multidisciplinary team approach to patient care, the fellow also participates at weekly multidisciplinary conferences and rotates in other disciplines including imaging, surgery, medical oncology and radiation oncology at our Wilmot Cancer Institute.
Elective rotations in other pathology subspecialties are also available for those interested. Applicants must be board certified or eligible in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and be eligible for a license to practice medicine in New York State. Rochester is a midsize city in Western New York with miles of lakeshore, endless summer festivals and winter sports. Located in the Finger Lakes Region, Rochester offers its residents a variety of outdoor activities. As the home for the internationally known Eastman School of Music, Rochester, it is also an ideal place for music lovers.
Commensurate with the level of training. Applications should be submitted before December 31 of the previous year and must include the curriculum vitae, personal statement, three letters of recommendation, USMLE score report and ECFMG certificate international.
The breast pathology and GYN subspecialties are comprised of 5 breast pathologists under the leadership of Dr. David Hicks, an internationally recognized breast pathologist, and 8 GYN pathologists. Our subspecialties are committed to providing outstanding diagnostic services for excellent patient care and preparing the next generation of pathologists to be experts in the challenging fields of Breast and GYN pathology.
The fellowship is accredited by the ACGME, and is designed to meet the needs of individuals interested in a career in either academic pathology or private practice. The training program consists of 12 months of supervised experience in diagnostic pediatric pathology, including surgical and autopsy pathology, with sign-out responsibilities.
Experience in laboratory medicine, molecular diagnostics, cytogenetics, FISH, immunohistochemistry, electron microscopy, and other special techniques is part of the program. Participation in research projects is emphasized. In addition, outside pediatric surgical consultations are reviewed by the fellow. At the time of application, highly qualified applicants who wish to pursue in-depth research in a laboratory of their choice should inquire concerning funding for an additional year.
The salary will be commensurate with the level of training of the candidate. Application requests and questions concerning application should be addressed to: Louis, MO Phone: The Neuropathology fellowship at Indiana University is a two-year program. The medical center provides a large volume of surgical and autopsy cases in neuropathology and ocular pathology.
Planning and participation in departmental and interdepartmental conferences are part of the program, as is the instruction of residents and medical students. Diagnostic neuropathology is generally emphasized during the first year, but active participation in research projects is an expectation during the two years in the program.
Research opportunities in a variety of areas of neurosciences are numerous and include neurodegenerative diseases and brain tumors. Applicants must have at least two years of training in anatomic pathology in an accredited program. Only one year of training in anatomic pathology is required for applicants who have completed their training in accredited programs in neurology or neurosurgery.
Commensurate with level of training. Reappointment to the second year is contingent upon successful completion of the first year.
Submit a completed CAP Standardized Pathology Fellowship application form, curriculum vitae, personal statement and three letters of recommendation including one from the training program director. Please address inquiries to: Oncologic Surgical Pathology Fellowship Openings for and Fox Chase Cancer Center is a nationally ranked bed NCI-designated multidisciplinary comprehensive cancer center with a departmental affiliation with Thomas Jefferson University.
The department processes over 15, surgical specimens, 2, frozen sections, and 4, non-gyn cytology specimens yearly, all of which are cancer or cancer-related. There is extensive material in head and neck, breast, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, urologic, gynecologic, dermatology and hematolymphoid neoplasms.
The department has board certified surgical pathologists including hematopathologists, cytopathologists, a dermatopathologist, immunopathologist and cytogeneticist with busy consultation services, and an active molecular pathology laboratory. The fellowship program is designed to provide an in-depth experience in tumor pathology with emphasis on diagnosis. Ample time for scholarly activities is facilitated by three full time pathologists' assistants who gross all specimens and prepare all frozen sections.
Applications are available at www. The Gastrointestinal Pathology Fellowship at UCSD is designed to provide rigorous diagnostic training with the opportunity for graduated, independent sign-out responsibilities for gastrointestinal, hepatic and pancreaticobiliary surgical pathology cases. The program takes advantage of USCD's large volume of diverse cases with a considerable proportion of high-complexity and esoteric cases, including but not limited to the categories of neoplastic and non-neoplastic GI mucosal biopsies and resections, liver explants, medical liver biopsies including transplant biopsies, pancreatic surgicals and outside consultation cases.
Areas of expertise are myriad and include inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, fatty liver disease, liver transplant pathology and a variety of neoplastic diseases, including pancreatic cancer. To further strengthen training in academic gastrointestinal pathology, each Fellow is required to complete at least one clinicopathologic research project clinical, translational or basic science related to gastrointestinal disease and will have close mentorship from the faculty.
Currently, the program supports one Fellow per year. The position is a 12 month commitment. The ideal candidate for the Fellowship is proactive, motivated, and demonstrates the ability to work well with a diverse team; has a great sense of humor, positive mental attitude, strong work ethic and superb communication skills; and finally, demonstrates diagnostic rigor with attention to detail and has a record of academic interest and achievement.
Alexandra Murtha, Program Coordinator Email: We will start accepting applications immediately for AY The Department of Anatomic Pathology at the H. Opportunity exists to enhance the diagnostic and clinical correlative skills and competency of the fellow in order to be able to pursue a successful career in the academic, community hospital, and practice settings. The fellow will have eight months of clinical service, including consultation service and surgical bench, and teaching responsibilities.
Four months will be dedicated to the following rotations: He has been actively involved with educating medical students and GI fellows, and has received a number of teaching awards. Cohen is married and has 3 children. My fellowship training was at the University of Florida, Gainesville where my interests were in inflammatory bowel diseases and small bowel endoscopy.
I am currently the PI on several IBD clinical trials as well as a few clinical investigator-initiated research studies. I was an active member on that committee for 4 years when I was nominated to become the committee Chair. Mohit Girotra, MD Dr. His clinical and research interests include therapeutic pancreatico-biliary endoscopy ERCP, EUS , advanced luminal endoscopy RFA, Stenting , emerging technologies, endoscopic innovation, fecal microbiota transplantation and general endoscopy.
He considers himself fortunate for receiving several opportunities to work with wonderful investigators and mentors, which have helped him shape his career, and he strives to extend the same quality of mentorship to coming generations of gastroenterologists through this program. His interests in endoscopy include new technology, reprocessing and infection control in endoscopy, training, quality in endoscopy, sedation, patient preparation, GERD, colon cancer screening and prevention, and capsule endoscopy.
He received his internal medicine training at St. Sinai Hospital in New York City. His interests include clinical research and clinical care of the patients in general gastroenterology, including gastrointestinal bleeding disorders, esophageal disease, advances in endoscopic procedures, and preventative medicine.
He is actively involved with academic teaching of gastroenterology fellows, medical residents, and students on the hospital wards while maintaining a busy clinical practice. He is an ad-hoc reviewer for various gastroenterology journals and a contributing author to a number of peer-reviewed publications in the medical literature. She did her internal medicine residency at Washington University in Saint Louis and her fellowship training at Baylor College of Medicine.
Her clinical interests include motility disorders and esophageal disease. She is on the clinical educator track. She is in academic medicine because of her commitment to teaching, research, and collaborative care as well as the work life balance it offers. She is part of a dual physician marriage and is balancing the joys of work with children. I was at the University of Chicago from my Residency in Medicine until the end of I completed a GI Fellowship in and rose through the academic ranks to become Professor of Medicine and subsequently was awarded the Joseph B.
My clinical research has been related to epidemiology and therapeutics for IBD. I am a busy, practicing clinician and clinical trialist.
My greatest pleasure is in mentoring and the development of future leaders in our field. She is a current member of the Gastroenterology Fellowship committee and serves as the Department Education coordinator for Gastroenterology supervising visiting GI fellows and medical students. She has actively been involved in mentoring medical students, residents and fellows over the years.
Her special clinical and research interests are in IBS, chronic constipation and pelvic floor disorders as well as celiac disease. She has also written and lectured extensively on these topics. I have always enjoyed teaching and was fortunate to have had many opportunities throughout the course of my various stages of training to pursue this passion.
I currently serve on the voluntary clinical faculty at the Yale University School of Medicine, where I regularly participate in teaching gastroenterology fellows by supervising both luminal disease and hepatology clinics, as well as perform daily rounds with residents and fellows, and help to guide the development of endoscopic skills by supervising endoscopic procedures.
I have been fortunate to find a unique hybrid of clinical practice, as I am both a private practitioner as well as a clinician educator for the Division of Digestive Diseases.
I have several research interests including small bowel diseases and capsule endoscopy, as well as complementary and alternative therapies in gastrointestinal and hepatic disease and diseases of the small bowel. Stemming from this interest, I am also a certified clinical hypnotherapist, as this modality has proven very useful in the treatment of functional abdominal pain and irritable bowel syndrome.
I have worked with the fellowship program in several capacities including program director for 12 years and am currently associate program director. I have extensive clinical trial experience and activity in the area of inflammatory bowel disease.
I am married to a non-physician who has been very supportive of my career choices and have two grown children that were born at the end of fellowship and during early junior faculty years. She was a research assistant to Dr. Stephen Hanauer helping with clinical drug trials and epidemiologic studies, which was what got her interested in IBD. She was on faculty there for 8 years then moved to Mayo Clinic. She is currently a Professor of Medicine and has always practiced in an academic setting with fellows, residents and students rotating with her in clinic and on wards.
She also serves in editorial positions for several journals. Her areas of research interest include gender issues and medication compliance. The thought of private practice had always appealed to me and I began practice in a multi-specialty group in the foothills of the Blueridge Mountains in Hickory, North Carolina. Three years into practice the other gastroenterologists who joined me separated from the multi-specialty group and formed our own independent practice in gastroenterology here in Hickory.
The practice has thrived as we have worked through the many decision points involved in business management including contract negotiations with insurance companies, office management and the always difficult decision of when to add a new associate. We eventually added an endoscopy ASC to our unit which is entirely owned by us as well.
We currently are a practice of 8 physicians. With our sons moving on toward college and careers of their own, I have finally allowed more time to devote to my involvement in the ACG. This has included being elected North Carolina Governor. I have also been very involved with the political aspect of medicine, especially at the state and federal level and am serving on several committees by request of the North Carolina Medical Society.
Levitt completed his undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvania major: Levitt developed an interest in therapeutic endoscopy, IBD, and liver disease. Wishing to pursue a career as a clinical gastroenterologist, he joined a single specialty GI practice in San Jose, CA after fellowship, where he is delighted to practice in a stimulating and collegial environment, while providing first-rate patient-centered care.
Levitt also participates in original clinical research, and has contributed multiple abstracts and published articles in peer-reviewed journals. Raj Majithia completed his medical school and internal medicine residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School.
He completed his gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship at Georgetown University and Washington Hospital Center. Majithia joined the University of North Carolina — Johnston Health Care as a clinical gastroenterologist focusing on biliary and therapeutic endoscopy. During his training, Dr. Majithia was elected to serve on the American College of Gastroenterology training committee which is responsible for responsible for coordinating activities, programs and outreach relating to training programs and trainee members of the College.
He has been actively involved in clinical research, quality improvement, and endoscopy. Majithia has published numerous articles and abstracts. His current research interests include outcomes research and pancreatobiliary research. He practices in an outpatient office and actively spends time with inpatient consults and procedures. Majithia is actively involved in mentoring fellows, residents, and medical students in research.
She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and earned her medical degree from Temple University. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Temple University, followed by a 3-year fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of Virginia, where she was chief fellow. She stayed on for an additional year of advanced endoscopy training at UVA, where she was trained in ERCP, endoscopic ultrasound, deep enteroscopy, endoscopic mucosal resection, and other advanced techniques.
Her research interests include GI bleeding, emerging technologies, and endoscopic innovation. She is active in clinical research, and has contributed to multiple peer-reviewed publications, as well as numerous abstracts and book chapters.
She enjoys mentoring medical students, residents, and fellows in both clinical and research environments. She received her medical degree from Boston University. She completed her internal medicine residency at New York University and her fellowship at New York University where she had advanced training in Endoscopic Ultrasound. Her clinical interests include: GI oncology, pancreatic cysts and innovative uses of Endoscopic Ultrasound. She is in academic medicine because of her commitment to teaching, interdisciplinary care of patients, as well as the work life balance it offers.
She is part of a dual physician family and has two young children. I have published over peer-reviewed articles and 19 book chapters. My clinical expertise mirrors my academic interests. I developed a passion for research during my Bachelor of Science Degree in Anatomy where research was a heavy part of the curriculum. I find an academic career rewarding, as the working week is so varied. I have the opportunity to both care for patients and conduct research projects.
Clinical interests include celiac disease, malabsorption syndromes, gender-related biases in medicine, and issues related to work-life balance, given she is in a dual-physician marriage with 3 school-aged children. Outside of work, she loves distance running, rollerblading, reading, and spending time with family. I moved over to Northwestern in for my Residency in Internal Medicine and stayed on to complete my Gastroenterology and Hepatology fellowship there before joining the faculty in I am currently NIH funded to study the pathogenesis of GERD and also the development of new technologies to investigate swallowing disorders.
In addition, I have been the primary investigator on a number of Industry funded projects ranging from investigator initiated physiologic studies to clinical trials involving new medications and medical devices Phase III and IV. My current clinical practice focuses on refractory GERD and esophageal motor diseases and I also serve as Editor of the journal Diseases of the Esophagus. I have always enjoyed the variety that academic medicine allows and have a strong commitment to mentoring trainees and junior faculty.
Quillen VAMC for five years. Pop is currently employed by Carteret Healthcare in Morehead City, NC where she is tasked with the development of a Gastroenterology service line. American College of Gastroenterology: The latest transatlantic sortie to Houston took place in Clinically, I would regard myself as a general gastroenterologist with some focus on the areas of clinical research interest.
I also have a long-standing interest in Medical Education and have been particularly involved in medical student, GI fellowship and program director education, the latter through the World Gastroenterology Organization and ACG supported Train-the-Trainers program, as well as the ACG young faculty program. I served as Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Gastroenterology and maintain an active role on editorial boards and manuscript reviewing.
I am happy to share my experiences and learning gained over the years in clinical research, education and medical publishing with potential mentees.
Raffals is a native of Indiana. In , she joined the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division at Mayo Clinic, where she is a member of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease interest group. Her primary research interests include ileal pouch dysfunction and the interactions of gastrointestinal dysmotility, the intestinal bacterial community, and inflammatory bowel disease. She currently serves as the Program Director for the Gastroenterology fellowship program. Raffals enjoys spending her spare time with her husband Reeghan and two young daughters, ages 6 and 8.
Her hobbies include reading, exercising, cooking, and hiking. I am a full Professor of Medicine and my research interest has been in benign and malignant pancreatic disease and endoscopic ultrasound application to the pancreas.
I have been an active member of the American College of Gastroenterology serving on the Training committee as a member for 6 years, including as serving as its chairman until My career focus has been on education of GI fellows and medical residents.
I moved in the Midwest for my medical training: I am in charge of the inflammatory bowel disease clinic. While similar endeavors are usually undertaken in academic centers, the challenge of expanding advances in IBD care to the community has been rewarding.
I mostly do general gastroenterology, as well as motility work and run the motility lab at our clinic. It is a branch of the main hospital in Ohio. We do have fellows and residents here so I stay involved with education and some research, mostly clinical research. I would describe this practice as a blend of academic and clinical. This is close to where I grew up and my husband and I decided to return to Florida to be close to my parents.
I have 2 children- ages 11 and 13 now and so had to do the work-life balance or dance like I sometimes call it throughout my career. His academic interests include teaching students, residents and fellows in both geriatrics and Quality Improvement and Patient Safety and curriculum development in these topics. Brijen is interested in helping to teach and better understand shared decision making in the older population for colon cancer screening.
He is the recipient of a Hartford Center of Excellence grant and a Hearst Foundation grant to train chief resident in Geriatric principles.