New Hampshire, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Cytopathology Fellowship 2017-2018 and 2018-2019
Description: This ACGME-accredited one-year fellowship program offers advanced training in
diagnostic cytopathology. The Cytopathology laboratory at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
processes a total of 20,414 specimens annually. Teaching is provided through conferences, didactic
sessions and daily sign-out of gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimens. Fellows are trained in the
performance and interpretation of fine needle aspiration biopsies. Emphasis is placed on integration of
surgical pathology with cytology including cytology-histology correlation and in the use of ancillary
techniques in cytology including molecular diagnostics, immunocyto/histochemistry and flow cytometry.
Laboratory management and quality improvement issues are also included in the training. Fellows will
gain experience in the use of air-dried Diff-Quick stains, alcohol-fixed Papanicolaou stains, and
monolayer preparations. They will have graduated levels of increasing responsibility. Teaching medical
students, pathology residents and cytotechnologists, as well as participation in conferences, are required.
Fellows are expected to participate in at least one research project with a goal of presentation at a national
meeting and/or publication in a peer-reviewed journal.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is located in Lebanon, NH along in the scenic Upper Valley
region. Located along the Connecticut River in a tranquil rural setting, just a couple hours from major
cities, the region offers outdoor adventures, sports, entertainment, shopping, history and local cultural
Requirements: Board certified/eligible in anatomic and/or clinical pathology. Medical licensure in the
state of New Hampshire required.
Stipends: Commensurate with the number of relevant postgraduate years of training. There is a book
allowance, and funding is available for presentation at a national meeting.
Staff: Edward J. Gutmann MD, AM (Program Director); Carol (Xiaoying) Liu MD; Jonathan D.
Marotti MD; Lananh Nguyen, MD, MS; Gregory J. Tsongalis PhD, HCLD, FACB.
Applications: To review application requirements and to download an application form, go to the
Application materials can be sent via email to: [email protected]
Phone: (603) 650-9485