This is a one-year cytopathology
training program at Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University, which includes the
Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Research Institute. The cytology laboratory accessions approximately 36,000 cases
This includes 8,000 exfoliative non-gynecologic, and about 2,400 FNA specimens. The cytopathology fellow will experience preliminary sign-out of
non-gynecologic and gynecologic specimens, gynecologic pap smear/cervical biopsy
correlations, and performing and interpreting FNA under supervision of a staff
months are spent in clinical service as it relates to cytopathology
with access to surgical pathology, frozen sections,
molecular pathology, HPV DNA analysis, image analysis, flow cytometry,
immunohistochemistry and research associated with cytopathology.
The fellow will participate in the cytopathology teaching of
cytotechnologists, medical students and residents.
He/she may also participate in the regular resident microscopic seminars,
hospital tumor boards, cytopathology teleconferences, CAP proficiency tests and
formal cytopathology lectures.
The fellow may participate in inspections as they relate to certification
in cytology and quality assurance.
Strengths of the program include the diversity of the cytopathology faculty
as well as their strengths in gynecologic pathology, gynecologic and
non-gynecologic cytology, flow cytometry DNA analysis and image analysis, and
fine needle aspiration cytology.
Fellowship Director: Paul E. Wakely,
Candidate should be AP/CP Board eligible or Board certified.
Positions: Two (2); Availability: 2015
Stipend: Support will commensurate
with year of post-graduate training.
Applications and Inquiries:
Please complete the attached application and send with supporting documents to
the following address:
Standardized Application for Pathology Fellowships
Pathology Education Manager
The Ohio State University Medical Center
N-308 Doan Hall
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: (614) 293-3055
FAX: (614) 293-7273