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  • University of California, San Francisco
  • Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • 185 Berry Street, Suite 100
  • Campus Box 0506
  • San Francisco, CA 94107


This is designed for trainees pursuing an academic career in diagnostic gynecologic pathology and therefore provides the fellow experience as an educator and as a researcher as well as manager of complex diagnostic clinical care. Successful applicants have completed at least 36 months of anatomic pathology rotations (preferably inclusive of a general surgical pathology fellowship) prior to this fellowship. Applicants may also consider applying for a two year program of 12 months of general surgical pathology fellowship followed by 12 months of gynecologic pathology fellowship.


12 months, starting July 1.


UCSF Women’s Hospital at Mission Bay 


Primary Clinical Role

  1. Manage GYN consult cases with faculty.
  2. Manage GYN confirmation cases with faculty.
  3. Manage GYN tumor board cases with faculty.
  4. Run weekly GYN tumor board and weekly Dysplasia case conference.
  5. Supervise intraoperative specimen evaluation for GYN cases.
  6. Supervise specimen grossing for GYN cases.

Teaching Duties

  1. Assist in teaching GYN grossing and histopathology to residents.
  2. Assist in teaching GYN laboratories for medical school courses.
  3. Assist in maintaining GYN teaching case files.

Research Duties

  1. Design, conduct, and submit for publication a research project in gynecologic pathology.
  2. Participate in ongoing gynecologic pathology research projects.


  • 4 weeks

Weekend/night call

  • Please contact Dr. Rabban for details.


To qualify, candidates must have completed at least 36 months of anatomic pathology rotations (preferably inclusive of a general surgical pathology fellowship) prior to this fellowship.

Non-U.S. citizens must possess a Permanent Resident Card or an appropriate educational visa prior to starting a postgraduate medical education program. The Department of Pathology may sponsor J1 visas.

If selected, candidates must obtain an unrestricted medical license from the Medical Board of California before their start date.

Medical Board of California


Fellows may be appointed as a PGY-5 or PGY-6.

UCSF GME Trainee Financial Resources


Please use the link below to apply for the Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship. It is best to open this link in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship Online Application


2020-21: Filled.

2021-22: The application deadline is September 1, 2019, however, early submissions are strongly encouraged.

The program does not discriminate with regard to  race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, gender transition status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), genetic information (including family medical history), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services, including protected veterans.

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