The department offers a one-year ACGME-accredited training program in gastrointestinal and liver pathology. The fellow will be exposed to specimens from biopsies, surgical specimens and consultation cases encompassing a wide variety of diseases of the alimentary tract, liver and pancreas including pediatric specimens. There is an excellent mix of non-neoplastic, and neoplastic case material. The importance of clinicopathologic correlation and consultation with our clinician colleagues is stressed.
The responsibilities of the fellow include daily case preparation of all luminal and liver biopsy material and review with the surgical pathology GI subspecialty team. A significant proportion of the more complex GI, liver and pancreatic resections are also reviewed by the fellow. Fellow are mentored by senior level attending pathologists with expertise in GI, liver and pancreatic pathology. The fellow is expected to reach the level of a “junior attending” during their fellowship. The fellows prepare and present weekly GI tumor board, adult and pediatric medical GI conferences and a monthly IBD (inflammatory bowel disease) conference. Fellows actively participate in the teaching and supervision of pathology residents and medical students. Clinical, clinicopathological and translational research projects are encouraged.
Prospective fellows should send inquiries to:
Evgeny Yakirevich, MD, DSc
Evgeny Yakirevich, MD, D.Sc.
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weibiao Cao, MD, PhD (2011-2012)
Andres Matoso, MD (2012-2013)
Shaolei Lu, MD, PhD (2013-2014)
Kenneth Friedman, MD (2014-2015)
Stephanie Wood, MD (2015-2016)
Lisa Laskiewicz, MD (2016-2017)
Gabriel Acosta Gonzalez, MD (2017-2018)
Priyanka Patil, MD (2019-2020)
April Whitaker, MD (2020-2021)