Area of Focused Competence (Diploma) Position in Cytopathology - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry Western University

Posting Date:Wed, 20 Jan 2021
Date to Apply By: 15 Apr 2021
Estimated Start Date: 01 Jul 2022
Address: 1151 Richmond Street
City: London


Applications are invited for an Area of Focused Competence (Diploma) position in cytopathology commencing July 1, 2022. The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is a referral centre for Southwestern Ontario for about 20780 cytology specimens annually (40% liquid based Pap tests, 60% non-gynecological specimens) with 3237 FNABs including 447 EBUS and 315 EUS.

Our Diploma program has been accredited by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada and is competency based with milestones which include independent case sign-out of in-house and consultation cases, performance of rapid on-site adequacy evaluations & FNABs, and participation in quality assurance activities. There is a concomitant academic program with broad topics including lab administration, quality assurance, medicolegal aspects and teaching skill development.

Minimum requirements include an MD (or equivalent) degree, certification or eligibility for certification in General or Anatomical Pathology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) and eligibility for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. This position is open to all qualified candidates; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

The deadline for receipt of the completed application including references is 15 April 2021. Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be mailed or emailed directly to:

Dr. M.M. Weir
Program Director, AFC Cytopathology
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Dental Sciences Building, Room 4045
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University
1151 Richmond Street
London ON N6A 5C1

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