Pathology Fellowship Programs

The Department of Pathology offers one-year fellowship positions in the following areas:

Cytopathology Fellowship Program:

This fellowship provides for one full year of advanced training in diagnostic cytology. The experience includes daily sign-out of gynecologic and nongynecologic specimens as well as training in the performance and interpretation of fine needle aspiration biopsies. Participation in conferences and teaching of pathology residents and cytotechnology students is required. Involvement in clinical research is also encouraged. Cytology specimens from the University Hospital and the South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Audie L. Murphy Division, approximate total 20,000 annually, of which 5,000 are nongynecologic specimens. The latter group includes approximately 1,000 fine needle aspiration biopsies.

Applicants must have completed a four-year AP/CP residency or a straight anatomic pathology residency.


Cytopathology Goals and Objectives


Number of positions: Two

Stipends: Commensurate with level of training, (Click here to view current Benefits)

Information on Living in San Antonio.


Current Cytopathology Fellow


STVHCS Faculty

Shiwen Yang, MD, MS, PhD (Director) Lisa Radkay-Gonzalez, MD
Aamir Ehsan, MD  


Send inquiries to:

Philip T. Valente, MD
Professor and Director of Cytopathology
Department of Pathology
University of Texas Health Science Center
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900

Voice: (210) 567-4010
Fax: (210) 567-4637

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