Contact Us

Program Coordinator
Briana Freeman
Phone: 305-243-5589
Email: pathology.fellowships@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 Briana Freeman at pathology.fellowships@miami.edu with the following:

  • C.V.
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement

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

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

Daniel Cassidy, MD
Assistant Professor
Associate Program Director, Breast/GYN Fellowship Program
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital

Carmen Gomez-Fernandez, MD
Professor of Pathology
Vice Chair and Director of Education
Director of Head and Neck Pathology Services

Merce Jorda, MD, PhD, MBA
Professor and Joseph R. Coulter Jr. Chair
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
CLIA Director of UHealth Laboratories
Service Chief of Pathology, Jackson Health System
Director of Genitourinary Pathology Service

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

Laurence Briski, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology

Nemencio Ronquillo, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology

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