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 2003 are outlined below.

  • Of the four residents completing residency training in June 2003, all pursued fellowships (two in Dermatopathology and two in Forensic Pathology). Two took positions in private practice, and two took positions as state medical examiners after completing their subspecialty training.

  • Of the four residents completing residency training in June 2004, all pursued fellowship training (three in Surgical Pathology and in Cytopathology; one in Cytopathology). Three are now in private practice.

  • 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 will pursue a Cytopathology Fellowship after completing a two-year Gynecologic Fellowship. One is participating in a two-year Breast Cancer Research Fellowship. One will pursue a GI/GU Fellowship after completing a Hematopathology Fellowship and then will enter a private practice position. One will be taking an academic position at a university medical center after completing a Transfusion Medicine 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).