The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine offers a one-year accredited fellowship in Molecular Genetic Pathology that provides intensive training in all aspects of molecular diagnostics, including DNA and RNA analysis in cancers, genetic disorders, infectious disease, and identity testing.
Fellows will learn diagnostic skills during exposure to internal cases as well as a large number of referral cases sent to UCLA for consultation. The fellow interacts with Pathology and Laboratory Medicine residents, as well as fellows, residents and faculty in the Departments of Pediatrics, Medical Genetics and Hematology-Oncology, among others. The fellow participates in teaching, conferences, and genetics clinics. Fellows are required to develop scholarly or research activities. One fellowship position is offered each academic year.
These positions are open to applicants who have completed training in a US or Canadian ACGME-accredited AP/CP, 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.
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Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
CAP Application - The CAP application may be accessed at cap.org/apps/docs/pathology_residents/pdf/residents_forum_standardized_fellowship_application.pdf.
California Medical License - Must have California Medical License by start of Fellowship
Current Medical License - Provide copy of current medical license
Medical School Diploma
USMLE (Steps 1, 2, & 3) - Provide a copy of your USMLE exam results
Residency and/or Fellowship Certificates - Must have copy of residency and/or Fellowship certificate(s) by start of fellowship
Letter of Good Standing from current Program Director - Trainees currently in a residency or fellowship program must obtain a letter of good standing from their current program director
Government issued ID - Copy of current government issued ID
Photo - Please provide recent photo
International Medical Graduates - MUST include PTAL Letter & ECFMG cert
International Medical Graduates - MUST provide copy of J1-visa, valid passport, permanent residence or citizenship
- 3-5 letters of reference required