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2024-26 Neuropathology Fellowship

Application Window

Open July 5, 2022 through Saturday, Dec 31, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

A two-year ACGME-accredited neuropathology fellowship is available for M.D./D.O. candidates who will have completed two years of anatomic pathology training whether as part of a US or Canadian ACGME accredited AP/CP or AP only residency programs. The applicant must be Board eligible or Board certified. The first year of fellowship involves full-time clinical responsibilities for the UCLA neuropathology service including the neuromuscular pathology service. The second year is flexible typically comprised of an admixture of clinical and research work including handling of high complexity international telepathology consult cases.

We are passionate about the central nervous system and neuropathology, and welcome trainees who feel the same way. We strongly encourage applicants who have an outstanding clinical and research background with a goal to practice academic neuropathology and to conduct research. International medical school graduates will only be considered if they have completed residency training in a US or Canadian ACGME accredited residency program. A California medical license is required on day one of appointment.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

These positions are open to applicants who have completed training in a US or Canadian ACGME accredited AP/CP or AP only or CP only residency program. Applicant must be Board eligible or Board certified. International medical school graduates will only be considered if they have completed residency training in a US or Canadian ACGME accredited residency program. A California medical license is required on day one of appointment.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Application - http://pathology.ucla.edu/workfiles/Education/FellowshipApp_2018.pdf

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Personal Statement

  • Letter of Good Standing - Please note, that if you are using your PD for a letter of reference they will still need to provide a letter of good standing.

  • USMLE Steps I, II, III

  • Photo

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Letters of recommendation
3 required; 2 optional

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07612

Help contact: xiaojianlu@mednet.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA