Michigan, Beaumont Health
Opening for 2017-2018
Number of appointments - 1
This one-year ACGME-approved fellowship offers advanced training in diagnostic cytopathology.
Approximately 68,350 specimens are processed in the Cytology Laboratory annually (60,237 GYN, 5,008
non-GYN, and 3,105 FNA). The fellow will participate in all aspects of cytopathology, including
interpretation of gynecologic, non-gynecologic and fine-needle aspiration specimens and procurement of
superficial fine-needle aspiration specimens. The cytopathologists hold Fine-Needle Aspiration Clinic
once weekly. Beaumont Health is a 1,070-bed tertiary care teaching hospital servicing several large
suburban communities in Oakland County, 13 miles north of Detroit. Training is conducted at Beaumont
Health - Royal Oak campus. The Department of Anatomic Pathology currently processes 59,917
surgical specimens per year. Sign-out responsibilities in cytopathology are graduated and based on the
level of experience of the fellow. The fellow will be involved in the teaching of residents and rotating
medical students. The fellow is required to participate in a research project.
Upon completion of the fellowship, the fellow will have the necessary skills to practice cytopathology
independently, with sufficient skills in cytopreparatory techniques, the use of ancillary tests such as
immunocytochemistry, flow cytometry, image analysis and molecular pathology techniques. The fellow
will acquire the skills to communicate with clinicians and patients and gain administrative skills in
managing an active cytopathology laboratory.
Candidates must have completed either a four-year combined AP/CP residency or a three-year residency
in anatomic pathology. Candidates must hold, or be eligible to hold, a medical license in the State of
The Beaumont Health (Royal Oak, MI) campus, a tertiary-care facility with 1,070 in-patient beds, hosts 40
accredited residency and fellowship training programs with more than 400 residents and fellows, and is
the primary teaching facility for the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. It has one
of the highest volumes in the country for annual hospital admissions (58,539), surgeries (48,387),
outpatient visits (1,283,189), and births (5,259). Over 91 medical and surgical specialties are represented
on the medical staff. This provides a large volume of diverse material to both our clinical and anatomic
We are located in the heart of southeast Michigan, which offers fine dining, a dynamic music and theater
scene, major league sports teams and a revitalized riverfront and downtown area.
Commensurate with level of postgraduate training in pathology. Uniforms/laundry, and health and
malpractice insurance are paid for by the hospital.
Applications are available on the Beaumont Health website: http://www.beaumont.edu/medical-
Director of Cytopathology Fellowship
3601 West Thirteen Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48073
Telephone: (248) 898-4462
Fax: (248) 898-1257
Email: [email protected]