Fellowship in Oncologic Pathology - Laboratory Medicine and Genetics Program of Trillium Health Partners

Posting Date:Tue, 09 Jun 2020
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: 01 Jul 2021
Address: 2200 Eglinton Avenue West
City: Mississauga


Applications are invited for a one (1) year hospital-based fellowship in oncologic surgical pathology commencing July 1, 2021 within the Laboratory Medicine and Genetics Program of Trillium Health Partners. The Fellow will work with a group of nineteen (19) pathologists servicing a large community academic hospital with a regional cancer program. The Program has strong immunohistochemistry and flow cytometry facilities and hosts the regional molecular genetics laboratory.

The Fellow will learn in a framework of graduated responsibility, including signing out biopsies and large surgical cases. The Fellow will gain a wide exposure to oncologic pathology specimens including resection cases, cytology specimens, and referral cases, as well as intra-operative consultations. There will be a focus on diagnostic confidence building, workload management and communication. The Fellow will participate in multi-disciplinary cancer conferences along with regular intra-departmental case reviews and quality activities. The Fellow will be given an opportunity to participate in one or more research projects and will also assist in the undergraduate and postgraduate training programs. There will be opportunity to tailor the fellowship in areas of surgical pathology and cytopathology, if desired.

Required Qualifications:
Minimum requirements include MD (or equivalent) degree; certification in anatomical pathology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; and registration for an independent practice license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Postgraduate residents completing their final year training are encouraged to apply. This position is open to all qualified candidates; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Applications for the July 2021 Fellowship are being accepted now. Interested candidates should submit their letter of interest and curriculum vitae along with the names of three references to:

Dr. Matthew Cesari
Program Chief and Medical Director, Laboratory Medicine and Genetics Program
Trillium Health Partners
2200 Eglinton Avenue West
Mississauga, ON L5M 2N1
Email: matthew.cesari@thp.ca

In addition, applicants must also complete an electronic application for fellowship through the University of Toronto website (http://www.lmp.utoronto.ca/postgraduate/fellowship-training-programs/fellowship-application-guidelines) by selecting surgical pathology and Trillium Health Partners.

Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:
Contact Name: Dr. Matthew Cesari
Contact Address: Trillium Health Partners 2200 Eglinton Avenue West
Contact Email: matthew.cesari@thp.ca
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