Pediatric Pathology Fellowship

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Pediatric Pathology Fellowship

Next Opening 2025-2026 

This fellowship offers exciting and comprehensive training in pediatric surgical, autopsy and clinical pathology, preparing fellows to practice general pediatric pathology in academic or community setting. Over 5,000 pediatric surgical pathology specimens, 212 perinatal and pediatric autopsies and fetal examinations are performed yearly. Additional outside pediatric surgical and autopsy pathology consultations are also available for training. The fellowship is based at the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS), including our C.S. Mott Children's and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital.

A minimum of two years of training in anatomic pathology, in an accredited pathology residency program, is required.  Applicants must be US citizens, legal permanent residents (green card holders) or J1 visa holders. 

The U-M accepts degrees from colleges and universities listed on the link below. Candidates must have graduated from a medical school found on the approved list, affiliation with a school on the approved list is not sufficient.   Medical Schools Recognized by University of Michigan

The following list of osteopathic medical schools are also accepted American Osteopathic Medical School List

Commensurate with the level of postgraduate training. 

Applications: We are currently accepting applications.

Fellowship applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until available positions are filled.  Applications will be reviewed once ALL required documents listed below are received:  

  • completed fellowship application
  • current CV
  • three letters of recommendation

  Applications should be submitted online: Click Here

Inquiries can be directed to:
Amer Heider, MD, Fellowship Program Director at or Program Administrator Marie Goldner at 


The University of Michigan offers highly competitive salaries and tremendous benefits to our residents/fellows. An overview of salary, benefits and employment eligibility is available on the GME Office website, under “Prospective Residents/Fellows”.