Published by root, on May 05, 2014


Clinical Fellowships

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine sponsors eight nationally recognized clinical fellowships, of which seven are accredited with continued accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), in the following disciplines or subspecialties:

  • Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine (ACGME-accredited since 1975)
  • Clinical Microbiology (accredited by the American Academy of Microbiology since 1997)
  • Cytopathology (ACGME-accredited since 1992)
  • GI/Hepatic Pathology (ACGME selective pathology accreditation since 2002)
  • Hematopathology (ACGME-accredited since 1996)
  • Molecular Genetic Pathology (ACGME-accredited since 2002, one of the first such accredited programs in the country)
  • Neuropathology (ACGME-accredited since 1974)
  • Surgical Pathology (ACGME selective pathology accreditation since 2002)

A Fellowship in Breast Pathology was established in 2016.

For specific fellowship description, requirements, and application forms, select the individual fellowship detail page for each program from the navigation.

Separate Selective Pathology Fellowship Programs in Soft and Bone Tissue and Surgical Pathology are also offered at Pennsylvania Hospital.

NOTE: The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) recognized Clinical Informatics as a subspecialty in 2011. The ACGME intends to accredit training programs in clinical informatics and is currently developing accreditation criteria.