Opportunity Details

Department of Pathology & Immunology

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Breast/Gynecologic Pathology Faculty

The Department of Pathology and Immunology at Washington University School of Medicine is seeking a fellowship trained Breast and Gynecologic Pathologist to join the faculty. The Division of Anatomic and Molecular Pathology is an established, fully sub-specialized pathology service. The Department currently receives approximately 70,000 non-cytology surgical pathology specimens per year. The Breast pathology service evaluates ~5,000 specimens annually. The Gynecologic pathology services evaluates ~6,000 specimens annually. Cases originate from Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, and Memorial Hospital. In addition, the Breast service has an active consultation practice, receiving cases from pathologists throughout the United States. 

The Department (http://pathology.wustl.edu/): The Department of Pathology & Immunology excels in basic and clinical research as well as delivery of outstanding pathology and laboratory medicine services. In 2015, the department moved to a new facility at the center of the Washington University Medical Campus. The Department provides a supportive environment for research and teaching. Across nine AP fellowships, six CP fellowships, and the core residency program, there are a total of 66 GME trainees. Hematopathology comprises one of the AP fellowships.

The School (http://medicine.wustl.edu): U.S. News & World Report ranks WUSM among the top 15 in the nation. Eighteen Nobel laureates have trained or carried out research here. Thirteen faculty members are fellows of the National Academy of Sciences, and 24 belong to the Academy of Medicine. WUSM is second among U.S. medical schools in grants received from the National Institutes of Health ($575 million in 2021).

The City: St. Louis is an urban center of diversity, culture, and entrepreneurship within a metro area of 2.6 million.  Three of its suburbs (Richmond Heights, Clayton, and Brentwood) rank in Niche’s 2022 top 15 best suburbs to live in America. The region offers affordable housing, unique neighborhoods, many free high quality cultural, educational, and recreational activities, and convenient transportation. The bi-state region (Missouri and Illinois) offers easy access to outdoor recreation opportunities.


Candidates must possess M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degrees as well as Board certification for Anatomic and/or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology through the American Board of Pathology. Fellowship training in Breast and Gynecologic Pathology are required. Demonstration of competence in independently managing complex Breast and Gynecologic Pathology cases and academic productivity in Breast and/or Gynecologic Pathology is required.

The candidate is expected to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as interest in education of medical students and post-graduate trainees, residents, fellows, and, as appropriate, research fellows and post-docs. Candidates with a range of career paths (ranging from a focus on clinical service and clinical research, to translational research, to basic science research) are encouraged to apply.


Salary and rank will be based on background and experience. Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a personal statement, and three references to:


Fouad Boulos, MD
Section Head, Breast Pathology
Department of Pathology and Immunology
Washington University School of Medicine
Campus Box 8118, 425 South Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO  63110-1093
Telephone: 314-338-1292
Email: bfouad@wustl.edu


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Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the university’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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