School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine


Cytopathology is the practice of pathology concerned with the study and diagnosis of human disease manifested in cells. Diagnostic cytopathology requires a strong foundation in anatomic pathology. Our graduate medical education program in cytopathology is accredited to provide an organized educational experience for qualified physicians seeking to acquire the competence of a cytopathologist. This one-year training includes organized education in all current aspects of cytopathology, including laboratory procedures, laboratory management, quality assurance, self-assessment, diagnostic and patient care decision making, and the scientific basis of cytopathology.

Position Available: Two fellowships each year (2 positions open for 2017-18)

Requirements:  Candidates must be board eligible or certified in anatomic pathology or anatomic and clinical pathology, and be eligible for Michigan license.

Applications: Should be completed by August 1 of the preceding year.
Send CV, personal statement, and three reference letters to:
Vinod Shidham, M.D., Director of Cytopathology Fellowship Program ( and cc Kathy Rost, Program Coordinator (