IDC grade III

Surgical Pathology Fellowship


This is a one-year program that has features of an advanced fellowship allowing the individual to function as a junior faculty member (Assistant) on a surgical pathology service that accessions more than 75,000 specimens per year. The caseload is comprised of routine, consult and dermatopathology specimens.

The responsibilities of this position include resident instruction, oversight of the grossing area, intraoperative frozen section evaluation, and independent sign out of surgical pathology cases. There also is exposure to numerous ancillary techniques utilized in surgical pathology, including immunoperoxidase, in situ hybridization, cytogenetics, and molecular biologic studies.

The Assistant has additional opportunities for research and electives in surgical pathology-related areas and participates in clinical conferences, including surgical and medical grand rounds. The year provides an invaluable opportunity to develop and refine skills as a diagnostic surgical pathologist under the close supervision of experienced attending pathologists.


Applicants must have completed their AP training and be AP Board eligible/certified by July 2022 and they must have a U.S. permanent resident visa or be a U.S. citizen.

Highly desired applicant qualities include the ability to effectively communicate with clinicians, outstanding diagnostic skills, and an enthusiasm to instruct residents.


To apply, please download our application form and submit it by email to the program director.

Send the application (via email) to:

Pedram Argani, M.D., Program Director
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Department of Pathology, Weinberg 2242
401 N. Broadway
Baltimore, Maryland 21231

Phone: 410-614-2428
Fax: 410-955-0115