Residents' Placement

Trainees completing the UNC Residency Program in Pathology have had excellent job opportunities awaiting them. The job placements for our trainees completing the Program since 2005 are outlined below.

  • Of the four residents completing residency training in June 2005, one took an academic position at a university medical center and three took positions in private practice after completing fellowship training (two in cytopathology; one in surgical pathology and in dermatopathology).

  • Of the three residents completing residency training in June 2006, all pursued fellowship training (two in surgical pathology; one in surgical pathology and in dermatopathology). Two took academic appointments at university medical centers, and one took a position in private practice after completing their subspecialty training.

  • Of the three residents completing residency training in June 2007, all pursued fellowship training (one in surgical pathology; one in cytopathology; one in cytopathology and in hematopathology). All three went into private practice after completing their subspecialty training.

  • Of the four residents completing residency training in June 2008, all pursued fellowship training (two in surgical pathology and in cytopathology; one in cytopathology and in forensic pathology; one in dermatopathology). All four took academic positions at university medical centers after completing their subspecialty training.

  • Of the three residents completing residency training in June 2009, all pursued fellowship training (one in surgical pathology; one in surgical pathology and in soft tissue pathology; one in hematopathology). Two went into academic positions, and one went into private practice after completing their subspecialty training.

  • Of the four residents completing residency training in June 2010, all pursued fellowship training (one in cytopathology; one in dermatopathology; one in forensic pathology; one in surgical pathology). Two went into private practice, one took an academic position, and one took a forensic pathology position in a state medical examiner's office after completing their subspecialty training.

  • Of the three residents completing residency training in June 2011, all pursued fellowship training (one in molecular genetic pathology; one in forensic pathology; one in hematopathology and in surgical pathology). One took a position as medical director of a company specializing in pharmacogenomic testing, one is a forensic pathologist in the military, and one has a position in private practice after completing subspecialty training.

  • Of the five residents completing residency training in June 2012, one took an academic position at a university medical center and four others pursued fellowship training. One is in a cytopathology fellowship after completing a two-year gynecologic pathology fellowship. One is in a private practice position after taking a breast pathology fellowship. One is in a private practice position after taking a hematopathology fellowship and a GI/GU pathology fellowship. One is in a regional blood bank after completing a TMS fellowship.

  • Of the three residents completing residency training in June 2013, one matched to a position in a Dermatology Residency and the other two pursued fellowship training (one in GI pathology and one in surgical pathology). Both took private practice positions after completing their subspecialty training.

  • Of the four residents completing residency training in June 2014, all pursued fellowship training (one in cytopathology with a GU pathology fellowship to follow, one in surgical pathology with a cytopathology fellowship to follow, one in molecular genetic pathology with a hematopathology fellowship to follow, and one in hematopathology).