Job description


Job no: 99296-AS
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Position Summary:

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison WI is offering a one-year GI and Liver Surgical Pathology Subspecialty Fellowship with an appointment as a Clinical Instructor beginning July 1, 2021. This is a non-AGCME certified fellowship.

Principal Duties:

This fellowship provides one full year of experience in diagnostic gastrointestinal, liver, pancreaticobiliary and transplant pathology, training under a team of 9 subspecialized GI/Liver faculty. Cases include a wide spectrum of non-neoplastic, neoplastic and allograft pathology received from the state-of-the-art UW Health Hepatobiliary Oncologic and Transplantation Surgical Services and the Digestive Health Center (approximately 18,500 GI cases annually, including 450 medical/allograft liver biopsies, 250 extramural consultations and 575 pediatric GI cases). The program is designed to prepare the fellow for a successful career in academic medicine or private practice with a subspecialty focus.

The GI and Liver pathology fellow participates on the GI/Liver subspecialty services, undergoes a frozen section 'hot seat' rotation in general pathology, participates in many multidisciplinary conferences medical liver biopsy, pancreaticobiliary tumor board, UWH/VA regional liver transplant tumor boards, molecular tumor board), AP/ GI-liver journal clubs and is involved in teaching of pathology residents and medical students. Based on the evaluation of the candidate's proficiency and performance, there may be opportunities to be involved in laboratory management projects, independent sign out and resident teaching. Overall the fellowship is aimed at developing academic and leadership skills to thrive as an expert in GI/Liver pathology. Elective time is also available, and the fellow is highly encouraged to participate in translational research projects related to GI and liver pathology utilizing the services of the fully equipped TRIP labs.

The position has the possibility to be extended for up to two additional years.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

M.D., D.O. or international equivalent.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Applicant should be at least a PGY2 in a certified residency training program. Program completion will be required at time of hire.
Board eligible or board certified in AP or AP/CP are required.

License or Certificate:

Permanent Wisconsin medical license or eligible to obtain required.

Additional Information:

PLEASE NOTE: Exchange scholars in J-1 status sponsored by ECFMG under the category "Alien Physician" are not authorized for employment with UW-Madison. Any current or former J-1 scholar that is subject to the 2-year home residency requirement (Section 212(e) of the Immigration and Nationality Act) must obtain a waiver of that requirement to be eligible for an H-1B sponsored by UW-Madison.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality and a criminal background check will be conducted prior to final offer.

This is a terminal position expected to last one year, but has the possibility to be extended for up to two additional years.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 12 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding

Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 01, 2021


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click "Apply Now" to start the application process.

Application materials must include:
- CV, Statement of Interest (which includes your career goals and professional plans) and a list of 3 references, which you will upload via the online application process at the "Apply Now" button. Once the process is complete, you will receive a confirmation email.
- In addition, three letters of recommendations must be sent to [email protected] for your application to be considered complete. No other application materials are accepted through this email address.
- All application materials must be received by October 1, 2019 to be given full consideration, however, positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Direct all questions to [email protected]


Rashmi Agni
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Applications Open: Jul 3 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close:




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Posted: 7/4/2019
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