Hernán Correa, M.D.
Pediatric Pathology Fellowship Program Director
The Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, offers a one-year fellowship in pediatric pathology. The program provides strong curriculum in pediatric surgical pathology, materno-fetal pathology, and pediatric autopsy pathology. There is one fellowship position available each year.
Institutional subspecialty expertise includes gastrointestinal/liver pathology, soft tissue/bone pathology, head and neck pathology, transplant pathology, genitourinary pathology, pulmonary pathology, hematopathology, cytopathology, dermatopathology, neuropathology, muscle pathology, breast pathology, renal pathology and clinical pathology. The fellow will also rotate through separate divisions of hematopathology, cytopathology, neuropathology, and forensic pathology. The fellow will experience a very diverse case mix, with more than 8,900 pediatric surgical pathology cases including 1,400 placentas, and 50 medical pediatric autopsies per year.
VUMC and Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt have been expanding in many areas; including the nationally recognized Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, organ transplant programs, as well as continually expanding educational programs, clinical and translational research and basic science programs. This is an exciting period of growth for the pathology department. Located in the heart of Nashville, Vanderbilt University is one of the nation's leading research and teaching institutions, with an undergraduate medical program, and many post-graduate programs contiguous on the same campus. Nashville, the capital of Tennessee, is a growing cosmopolitan area with a population exceeding 1 million, excellent schools, diverse entertainment and ready access to outdoor activities.
For fellowships starting July 1, 2019 and July 1, 2020, applications will be accepted starting July 2018 and interviews will begin in October 2018.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, Vanderbilt application*, CV, personal statement, three letters of recommendation, and ECFMG certificate (if applicable) to:
Department of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1161 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232
*Application and pertinent information can be found under Graduate Medical Education