Dermatopathology Fellowship


Michi M. Shinohara, MD

Associate Professor | Director of Dermatopathology | Director, Dermatopathology Fellowship Program

Zsolt Argenyi, MD

Professor Emeritus

Evan George, MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Ata Moshiri, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Robert Ricciotti, MD

Assistant Professor | Director, Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology Fellowship Program


The University of Washington Fellowship in Dermatopathology is a one year comprehensive training experience. Training includes experience with routine and complex dermatopathology cases, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, and molecular diagnostic techniques. The University of Washington is a tertiary referral center, providing a broad range of in house as well as consult material for a rich educational experience. Dermatopathology fellows interface with clinical dermatology, hematopathology, soft tissue pathology, oral pathology, and surgical pathology. Fellows are expected to be active in clinical conferences, teaching conferences, and teaching and mentoring of dermatology and pathology resident trainees. Research is strongly encouraged through a variety of ongoing projects in both pathology and dermatology.

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 or Dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology.

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

Dr. Michi Shinohara
Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
University of Washington
Box 356100
Seattle, WA 98195-6100

Candidates need to submit electronic documents for their application packet.  We accept .doc, .jpg, .pdf and .tif documents as attachments to our fellowship email address.  Letters of reference can be sent by email attachment as well as long as they are on department letterhead and sent directly from the writer's office email OR administrative office email.  Click the link below for specific information about our requirements and applicable forms.

Applications will be accepted after July 1, 2021

Application & Instructions for Pathology Fellowships

We do not accept the APC Standard Application Form

We follow the ASDP Timeline

Application Email Address:

Include fellowship year and name in subject line.

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