Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program:

This one-year program is designed to give the fellow experience working at the junior faculty level. The fellowship is based at University Hospital, with annual surgical pathology volume of approximately 21,000 specimens. Clinical duties include daily review of rush and stat cases, frozen section interpretation, organization and presentation of conferences, serving as first-line consultant to resident trainees in surgical pathology, participation in surgical pathology quality improvement activities and review of faculty consult cases. Participation with faculty in scholarly activities is essential. Electives are available in bone and soft tissue pathology, cytopathology, hematopathology, pulmonary pathology, hepatopathology, nephropathology and neuropathology.

Number of positions:

2 per academic year.


Three years of straight AP training, or four years of combined AP/CP training.


Commensurate with level of training, (view current Benefits).

Information on Living in San Antonio.


Francis Sharkey, MD (Director) Maria Policarpio-Nicolas, MD
Thomas Davis, MD Amanda Profit, MD
Josephine Heim-Hall, MD Nicole Riddle, MD
James Henry, MD Philip Valente, MD
Jaishree Jagirdar, MD Sherry Werner, MD
Marlo Nicolas, MD  


Send inquiries to: Francis Sharkey, MD
Director of Surgical Pathology
Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900.

Voice: (210) 567-4135
Fax: (210) 567-4637