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 and usually spent mostly conducting research with a minor component of clinical work including handling 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.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Personal Statement - Must provide Personal Statement
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
Misc / Additional (Optional)
- 3-5 letters of reference required