The Department of Pathology at Children’s Hospital Colorado and the University of Colorado School of Medicine offers a one-year ACGME-accredited fellowship in pediatric pathology. The program provides training in pediatric surgical pathology, perinatal pathology, autopsy pathology, pediatric forensic pathology, electron microscopy, and comprehensive pediatric clinical pathology, including transfusion medicine and apheresis, clinical chemistry, hematology, microbiology, flow cytometry, and molecular diagnostics. Areas of pediatric subspecialty expertise include GI and liver disease, pulmonary disease, cancer and blood disorders, solid tumors, bone and soft tissue pathology, neuropathology, and dermatopathology.
Children’s Hospital Colorado is a 465-bed pediatric hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado, and serves the Denver metropolitan area and the greater Rocky Mountain region with a growing network of care. Consistently ranked in the top 10 in the US News and World Report, Children’s Hospital Colorado is a major teaching site for the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and all pediatric subspecialities. The clinical laboratory is an 18,000 square-foot modern facility with state-of-the-art equipment and highly trained personnel, performing over 1.4 million tests annually. The Department of Pathology at Children’s Hospital Colorado receives about 9000 surgical cases, 2,700 cytology cases, 650 bone marrows, 500 consultation cases, and approximately 50-70 autopsies annually. The Colorado Institute for Maternal and Fetal Health includes a fetal surgery program, and the affiliated University of Colorado Hospital provides more than 350 perinatal autopsies and placentas annually for examination. The pediatric pathology training program includes 15 faculty, including 9 board-certified pediatric pathologists, 2 hematopathologists, 1 neuropathologist, 3 molecular pathologists, 4 transfusion medicine pathologists, and numerous specialists at our affiliated University of Colorado Department of Pathology. The close relationship between Children’s Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver Office of the Medical Examiner, and Colorado Genetics Laboratory allows the fellow to draw upon expertise and resources in virtually every area of diagnostic and experimental pathology. The fellowship year can be tailored to the individual interests of the fellow, and mentorship is provided for scholarly projects, quality improvement activities, and future employment opportunities. Funding is provided for local and national pediatric pathology meetings, and attendance is encouraged. Work-life balance is part of our academic culture, and the Denver area offers the many benefits of a vibrant metropolitan city set against a backdrop of stunning natural beauty.
Applicants should have completed training in an approved residency program in AP or AP/CP, and must be eligible for sub-specialty board certification in pediatric pathology following completion of fellowship training. Applications for appointment beginning July 1 will be considered until February 1 of the same year.
For application deadlines and openings see: Fellowship Programs Information
Send letter of inquiry and curriculm vitae to:
Jennifer O. Black, MD, Program Director
Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 E. 16th Avenue, B120
Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: (720) 777-1852
Fax: (720) 777-7119