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Thank you for your interest in the Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

Accepting applications for 2024-2025 and 2025-2026

A one-year program, in existence since 1986 with over 100 graduates, designed to provide an advanced, intense educational experience in Surgical Pathology. The program serves as a bridge to practice with graded responsibility and autonomy under the supervision of the Director of Surgical Pathology as well as the Surgical Pathology Faculty. At completion, the successful fellow should be able to demonstrate the knowledge, poise, maturity and communication skills to effectively function at the level of junior staff/faculty. The majority of applicants will have completed either an AP only or AP/CP accredited residency training program. In exceptional cases, fourth year residents may be considered. Selection is highly competitive and is based on performance during residency, faculty recommendation letters, and an interview.

Emphasis tracks within the Surgical Pathology Fellowship

Breast Emphasis
Gastrointestinal (GI) Emphasis
General Surgical Pathology
Genitourinary Emphasis
Gynecologic Emphasis
Head and Neck Emphasis



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Donna Palmer, BBA
Surgical Pathology Fellowship Coordinator
200 Hawkins Drive
C684 General Hospital
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-0319