Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship

Our ACGME-accredited program offers focused training in diagnostic gynecologic pathology, with additional
emphasis on teaching and scholarship. The goal for the Fellow is first and foremost, to gain expertise in obstetrical
and gynecological pathology, enabling them to practice as a specialist. The Mount Sinai Health System's Division
of Gynecologic Pathology has an annual intake exceeding 10,000 specimens per year, ranging in breadth, depth
and diversity to enable a solid overview of the field.

1.) Service: The Fellow is on-service for the initial two of thirteen 4-week blocks during the year, to gain familiarity
with service flow and grossing protocols. Off-service, there are nine clinical blocks during which the Fellow is
responsible for supervising rotating residents/fellows, handling consult cases, and serving as 'Junior Attending'.
There is an additional elective block and finally, an optional block on 'Frozen Section' duty.

2.) Teaching: The Fellow 'runs' intra-and interdepartmental conferences with members of the Departments of
Pathology, Obstetrics- Gynecology, and Division of Gynecologic Oncology. The Fellow 'runs' our Quality
Assurance program, and is responsible for undertaking a Quality Improvement project. During the nine (9) off-service
clinical-blocks, the Fellow early on serves as Junior-Attending by sitting in place of the attending once or
twice every week, and signing the cases with the housestaff. Afterward, cases are reviewed by or with the

3.) Research: The Mount Sinai Health System is a distinctive community, housing a vast number of renowned
physicians, scientists, and physician scientists in a 'small-town' collaborative atmosphere. Opportunities abound,
and the Fellow will choose from a number of possible scholarly activities, with the goal of publication/production.

Three years' training in Anatomic Pathology (AP), or four years in Anatomic-Clinical Pathology (AP/CP).

Number of Appointments:
One appointment, duration 12 months with flexible extension to 24 months.

On the Upper East Side overlooking Manhattan's famous Central Park, The Mount Sinai Health System boasts
coveted views of New York City.  Many fine attractions are walking distance from the hospital,
including Central Park's lovely Conservatory Gardens, excellent restaurants, and museum mile,
including the highly acclaimed Guggenheim Museum and Metropolitan Museum of Art. Upper East

Income:  Competitive and commensurate with training.

Applications are accepted from January 1 until November 1. Applications should include:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • Copy of medical school diploma
  • Copy of medical school transcript
  • Copy of USMLE scores
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • If applicable, Copy of Visa status: J1, H1 and Copy of ECFMG

Send to:

Tamara Kalir, MD, PhD,
Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship Program Director
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Department of Pathology
One Gustave Levy Place, Box 1194
Annenberg Building, Room 15-76, New York, NY 10029

Telephone: (212) 241-3784

Contact Us

Noam Harpaz, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology and Medicine/Gastroenterology
Director, Division of Gastrointestinal Pathology
Tel: 212-241-6692
Fax: 212-828-4188

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
1468 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Annenberg 15-38E

Faye Francisco
Fellowship Program Coordinator
Department of Pathology
Phone: 212-241-8465
Fax: 646-537-9681
Send e-mail

Mailing Address:
Icahn School of Medicine
Department of Pathology
Box 1194
One Gustave L. Levy Place
New York, NY 10029