Genitourinary (GU) Pathology Fellowship

Aims Statement

The aims of our Genitourinary Selective Pathology Fellowship program are: 1) To provide in-depth education and advanced training in Genitourinary Pathology, to the fellow who intends to practice Pathology in an academic or community setting. 2) Foster passion for Genitourinary Pathology by selecting and promoting residents with a strong record and recommendations from their residency program. 3) To encourage fellows to participate in clinical interactions with other members of the clinical team and train them for future roles where their subspecialty training and research skills can be optimally utilized as a part of a larger clinical team. 4) To encourage fellows to participate and collaborate with physician-scientists in clinical, translational, and basic science research endeavors. 5) To foster fellows to engage with professional societies and present their research. 6) To  provide opportunities for  quality improvement related activities including mock CAP inspections.


Our ACGME-accredited Selective Pathology - Genitourinary (GU) Fellowship is a one-year program with comprehensive training in diagnostic genitourinary (GU) pathology that includes in-depth exposure to all aspects of the specialty.

The Genitourinary Pathology Service includes the full range of urologic tumors, non-neoplastic diseases, and lesions, with special emphasis on complex urologic oncologic cases. The fellow is given graduated responsibility for handling cases. Strengths of the program include depth of clinical material, diversity of disease spectrum, subspecialty-focused sign-out with expert faculty, access to clinical, translational, and basic science research opportunities, and top medical school and residency program which provides training opportunities, and diverse in-house fellowship programs. The fellow is expected to participate in independent and collaborative research, including the initiation and completion of at least one research project during the course of the year.

Program Description