Clinical Fellowships: Application

Please review Candidate Eligibility and Selection Criteria Policy prior to applying.

Application Process

Some UW fellowships are participating in the Unified Approach to Fellowship Recruitment for surgical pathology and subspecialties. Other programs NOT on the list below will NOT follow this timeline.

These programs will follow the unified timeline for recruitment of fellowships starting on July 1, 2024. Scroll down for an outline of the timeline.

All components of the application must be submitted electronically via the Embark online application system. 

Some fellowships require applicants to request Program Directors to complete a Summative Evaluation.

  • All applicants applying to ACGME accredited programs must be eligible for the American Board of Pathology certification in Anatomic and/or Clinical Pathology.
  • Individual fellowships may require additional requirements; click this link - Individual Fellowships to navigate to your chosen fellowship's requirements section. 
  • We do NOT accept the APC Standard Application Form
  • Please note applications for the 2024-2025 Dermatopathology fellowship will not be accepted prior to July 1st, 2022; the Dermatopathology fellowship follows the ASDP Timeline.
  • Forensic Pathology will participate in NRMP match beginning February 8, 2023 for academic year 2024-2025. Currently accepting applications for AY2023-2024. Please read the Fellowship Information Letter prior to applying. Please apply below using the Embark Online Application.
  • Neuropathology candidates may be enrolled in an ACGME-accredited anatomic pathology training program.

Access to Embark Online Application 

All programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) except Clinical Microbiology (ASM/CPEP) and Clinical Chemistry (ComACC).

If you have questions or problems, please contact our Academic Programs Manager


Unified Approach and common recruitment timeline UW fellowship programs following Unified Timeline (BST, Breast/Gyn, GI, Surgpath as listed above)

Recruiting for positions for the 2024-25 fellowship year




Prior to July 1, 2022

Application submission to Embark System


July 1, 2022

Review of Applications

Program Directors

August 15, 2022

Virtual interviews

Programs & Candidates

October 3, 2022

Earliest offer date

Program Directors

72 hours post offer

For offers made on Oct 3, candidate is allowed 72 hours to accept / decline offer


24 hours

For offers made after Oct 3, candidate is allowed 24 hours to accept / decline offer