Cytopathology Fellowship

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 non gynecologic specimens. The latter group includes approximately 1,000 fine needle aspiration biopsies.

Requirements:

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 Fellows

Chet Schwab, M.D.
SchwabC@uthscsa.edu
Residency:  UT Medical Branch at Galveston, 2014
Medical School:  UT Medical Branch at Galveston, 2010
Undergraduate:  University of Texas at Austin, 2003
Hometown:  Palestine, Texas

Abby Richmond, M.D.
RichmondA@uthscsa.edu
Residency:  University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, 2017
Medical School:  UT Health, San Antonio, 2013
Undergraduate:  Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2008
Hometown:  San Antonio, Texas

Faculty:

Philip Valente, M.D. (Director) Alia Nazarullah, M.D.
Sarah Hackman, M.D. Daniel Mais, M.D.

STVHCS Faculty

Shiwen Yang, M.D., M.S., PhD (Director) Lisa Radkay-Gonzalez, M.D.
Aamir Ehsan, M.D.

Applications:

Send inquiries to:

Philip T. Valente, M.D.
Professor and Director of Cytopathology
Department of Pathology
UT Health San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
Phone: (210) 567-4010
Fax: (210) 567-4637

Contact:

Maria Gomez
Fellowship Program Coordinator
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
UT Health San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Drive MC 7750
San Antonio, TX 78229
Voice:  210-567-4010
Fax:  210-567-4637
Email:  GomezM10@uthscsa.edu