fellowship in Pediatric Pathology at Children's Mercy is a one-year program approved and accredited by the Accreditation
Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), sponsored by the University of
fellowship provides comprehensive experience in the field of pediatric
pathology and will provide the graduating fellow with the experience necessary
to enter an academic career.
graduating the program, the fellow will
- Be a qualified candidate who has successfully
completed at least two years of anatomic pathology training.
exposed to every aspect of the field with a large number of complex cases.
knowledge and understanding of disease causality, natural history, diagnostic,
prognostic and monitoring techniques used in medical evaluations of the
pregnant mother, embryo, fetus, infants and children.
to apply and interpret this knowledge as clinical circumstances warrant in a
fashion that expedites quality care in a cost-effective manner.
exposed to comprehensive testing capabilities including immunohistochemistry,
flow cytometry, toxicology, cytogenetics, F.I.S.H., CISH and transplantation
placental pathology rotations occur at three adjacent affiliated institutions
and include high-risk obstetrical services. The fellow
is expected to present research at didactic conferences and meetings.
The fellow will complete 2,000 surgical and cytology cases, 50 intra-operative consultations
(frozen sections) and 40 during the course of the program, providing diverse practical experience.