Gastrointestinal Pathology Fellowship
Introduction: The Fellowship program is based at The Mount Sinai Medical Center and is under the auspices of the Department of Pathology and Division of Gastrointestinal Pathology. It has been in existence since 1994. Graduates have attained international recognition in GI Pathology and fill leading positions at prestigious medical institutions in the United States and abroad. Mount Sinai is internationally renowned both as heir to a rich tradition in gastroenterology and as a leader in the field, with preeminence in, among others, the diagnosis and management of inflammatory bowel diseases, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, laparoscopic bowel surgery, clinical research in IBD, and basic research in GI oncology and immunology. Mount Sinai is also one of the few U.S. medical centers approved for small intestinal transplantation. The Division of Gastrointestinal Pathology, with four full-time attending pathologists, plays an integral role in these endeavors and maintains a close working relationship with Mount Sinai’s clinicians and researchers, offering the fellow unparalleled opportunities for professional development. The service sees approximately 20,000 cases a year including common and rare resections and biopsy specimens; providing an exceptional exposure to gastrointestinal pathology.
Duration: One year with possible extension to second year
1. Completed application including documentation of medical training and U.S. citizenship or immigration status.
2. Completion of approved residency training in Anatomic Pathology (AP) or Anatomic - Clinical Pathology (AP/CP).
3. NY State medical licensure.
Number of appointments: 2 positions per academic year.
Responsibilities: The fellow is expected to spend approximately 90 percent of the time in the clinical setting and 10 percent in research. Clinical duties include participation in signing out all surgical GI specimens, biopsies, and consult cases. Educational duties include formal presentation of cases at pathology and combined clinical conferences, didactic presentations to pathology and clinical staff, and participation in training of residents in the gross examination, clinical correlation, and processing of surgical specimens.
Research: The fellow will participate in Divisional research activities and is encouraged to develop or join collaborative research projects with other clinical and research departments, culminating in scholarly contributions to the medical literature.
Community: The Mount Sinai Medical Center is located in a beautiful residential neighborhood along the Upper East Side in Manhattan within one block walking distance of Central Park and many restaurants and attractions including the famous museum mile. Upper East
Stipends: Commensurate with the level of training.
Application: Applications accepted from September 1st to November 15st
1. Brief cover letter
2. Curriculum vitae (CV) or CAP application form
3. Three letters of recommendation
4. Statement of U.S. citizenship or visa status in item 1 or 2
1. Copies of Resident In-Service Examination (RISE) scores
2. Copies of any published scientific or medical manuscripts
3. Personal statement
Dr. Noam Harpaz M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Gastrointestinal Pathology Fellowship Program
One Gustave L. Levy Place
New York, NY 10029
Samantha A. Taylor
Fellowship Programs Coordinator
Department of Pathology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1194
New York, NY 10029