Breast and Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship


Rebeca Alvarez, MD, MSPH

Acting Assistant Professor | Director, Breast & Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship

Rochelle L. Garcia, MD

Professor | Director, Gynecologic Pathology

Eric C. Huang, MD, PhD

Associate Professor | Director, Cytopathology Service | Program Director, Cytopathology Fellowship

Mark Kilgore, MD

Assistant Professor | Service Leader, Breast Pathology | Director, Pathology Residency Program

Elizabeth U. Parker, MD

Assistant Professor | Associate Program Director Pathology Residency

Daniel J. Reiter, MD

Daniel J. Reiter, MD

Acting Instructor


The UWMC breast and gynecologic services are both busy services which attract patients from the Pacific NW and Alaska. The fellow is involved in every aspect of these services including teaching junior residents, sign out (primarily consults) and organizing and presenting at twice weekly breast and weekly gynecologic tumor boards. Involvement in research projects is strongly encouraged. 2 positions/year

Program Goals and Objectives

Typical Schedule


Applicants are expected to have completed the training required for certification in Anatomic Pathology by the American Board of Pathology. This requirement may be waived by the Program Director in exceptional cases.

Program Aims

  • Provide in depth experience in diagnostic breast and gynecologic pathology and develop expertise in these fields with graduated responsibility in case management in order to prepare for either private practice or academic breast and gynecologic pathology.
  • Develop at least one investigational area of interest in breast or gynecologic pathology. Develop expertise while preparing for and presenting at multi-disciplinary conferences with the goal of presenting comfortably independently.
  • Become familiar with practice management and QA by participating in CAP inspections and Quality control meetings, including presenting at Quality control meetings.

Stipend & Benefits

Appointment is for one year. Stipend and benefits are based on the schedule for residents at an equivalent level. Fellows are encouraged to apply for extramural funding if additional research training is desired.

For More Information

Rebeca Alvarez, MD
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Washington
Box 356100
Seattle, WA 98195-6100

Application & Instructions for Pathology Fellowships
We do not accept the APC Standard Application Form

UW Breast and Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship is participating in the Unified Approach to Fellowship Recruitment for surgical pathology and subspecialties. We will follow the unified timeline for recruitment of fellowships starting on July 1, 2024.

Applications: Currently accepting

Virtual Interviews: Beginning August 15, 2022. Applicants selected to interview will be contacted by the program coordinator to arrange for a mutually suitable time.

Earliest Offer Date: October 3, 2022

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