Contact Us

Program Coordinator, Cytopathology Fellowship Program
Aeelyn Urdaneta
Phone: 305-585-8164
Email: a.urdaneta1@med.miami.edu

Program Manager, Cytopathology Fellowship Program
Arniece Gutierrez
Phone: 305-585-7400
Email: acgutierrez@med.miami.edu

Application Information

Eligibility:
Our program does not participate in a match program. The final fellowship selections are made among the interviewed candidates by the faculty and/or selection committee.

How to Apply:
Applicants should send an application form to Program Coordinator Aeelyn Urdaneta at a.urdaneta1@med.miami.edu and Program Manager Arniece Gutierrez at acgutierrez@med.miami.edu with the following:

  • C.V.
  •  Three Letters of Recommendation

Deadline:
Applications must be received by October 31 (at least 20 months prior to the start date). Interviews are held from November to January.

Call Schedule

There is no call schedule required.

Locations

Jackson Memorial Hospital

1611 N.W. 12th Avenue

Miami, FL 33136

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Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

1475 N.W. 12th Avenue

Miami, FL 33136

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UHealth Tower

1400 N.W. 12th Avenue

Miami, FL 33136

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Program Requirements

Medical Licensing Examination:
All applicants must successfully complete United States Medical Licensing Examination Steps 1, 2 and 3 prior to the start of the program.

Postgraduate Training:
There is postgraduate training required in the form of a successfully completed residency program in pathology.

Visas

The J1-Visa: Alien Physician Program, sponsored by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, is the standard visa for residents/fellows who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

For specific program eligibility/qualifications or additional information, please contact:

Lourdes Boet
Hospital Services Supervisor
Physician Services Department

Jackson Health System
1611 N.W. 12th Ave. Suite ET-1004
Miami, FL 33136-1096
Phone: 305-355-1122
Fax: 305-355-1123
Email: LBoet@jhsmiami.org

Selective Pathology – Breast and Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship

Mission & Vision

Our vision is that fellowship graduates will exemplify competence in the diagnosis of routine and complex breast and gynecologic specimens and, through their academic contributions, advance the practice of breast and gynecologic pathology for improved patient care.

Mission & Vision

Our vision is that fellowship graduates will exemplify competence in the diagnosis of routine and complex breast and gynecologic specimens and, through their academic contributions, advance the practice of breast and gynecologic pathology for improved patient care.

Program Director’s Welcome

The Selective Pathology – Breast and Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship is a one-year, accredited program with two, ACGME-approved positions, designed to provide advanced, in-depth training in breast and gynecologic pathology from three major institutions, including a large tertiary hospital (Jackson Memorial Hospital), several private facilities (UHealth Tower and other primary-care satellite clinics) and a multidisciplinary cancer center (Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center).

Program Director’s Welcome

The Selective Pathology – Breast and Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship is a one-year, accredited program with two, ACGME-approved positions, designed to provide advanced, in-depth training in breast and gynecologic pathology from three major institutions, including a large tertiary hospital (Jackson Memorial Hospital), several private facilities (UHealth Tower and other primary-care satellite clinics) and a multidisciplinary cancer center (Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center).

Fellows are primarily responsible for the consultative services and the multidisciplinary clinical-pathological conferences for breast and gynecologic oncology. Elective rotations are available, with opportunities for clinical and translational research. Fellows also have the opportunity to rotate through breast imaging services.

It is expected that our trainees will participate in national meetings and submit at least one paper for publication in a peer-reviewed journal.

-Andre Pinto, MD

Fast Facts

Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Number of Fellows per Year?

2

Duration of Fellowship?

1 year

Program Highlights

5000+ cases annually (in-house cases & consults)

Broad exposure to rare cases (including epithelial & non-epithelial malignancies)

Unique pathology cases from NCI-designated cancer center & 1 of the largest county hospitals in the U.S.

Clinical Experience

Year 1

The fellows will rotate at Jackson Memorial Hospital; Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and UHealth Tower, a University of Miami Hospital and Clinics Facility. The core training includes an eight-month rotation equally divided between breast and gynecologic pathology services and three months of elective time. Elective rotations include Breast Clinics; Frozen Section; Imaging and Molecular Pathology.

Your Faculty

Carmen Gomez-Fernandez, MD
Director, Selective Pathology – Head and Neck Pathology Fellowship Program
Professor, Pathology
Vice Chair and Director, Education

Sakir Humayun Gultekin, MD
Director, Pathology – Anatomic & Clinical Residency Program
Professor, Pathology and Neurology

Tan Ince, MD, PhD
Professor, Pathology

Merce Jorda, MD, PhD, MBA
Chair, Pathology
Professor, Pathology

Mehrdad Nadji, MD
Professor, Pathology
Vice Chairman, Clinical Affairs

Andre Pinto, MD
Assistant Professor, Pathology
Director, Selective Pathology – Breast and Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship Program

Alumni Placements Include:

CBLPath, a Sonic Healthcare USA laboratory
Doctors Hospital, Baptist Health South Florida
Mount Sinai Medical Center
University Health System’s University Hospital

Alumni Placements Include:

CBLPath, a Sonic Healthcare USA laboratory
Doctors Hospital, Baptist Health South Florida
Mount Sinai Medical Center
University Health System’s University Hospital