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Applying to the Program

Application Process

  • Applicants must complete the Standardized Application for Pathology Fellowships
  • The Cytopathology Fellowship Program applicant is required to submit the following when applying:
    -Completed application
    -Current CV
    -Personal statement
    -3 letters of recommendation
    -USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3 scores or COMLEX Steps 1, 2 and 3 scores

 Submission Deadline

Applications should be submitted in full by April 1 of the year prior to the start of the fellowship to:

Kerry Hayes, Program Administrator
Baystate Medical Center
Department of Pathology
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199

Timeline

We are proudly participating in the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC) unified recruitment timeline for cytopathology fellowship programs.

  • July-August 2022: Applications Reviewed
  • August-October 2022: Virtual Interviews
  • Earliest Offer Date: October 3, 2022

Appointment Requirements

Prior to matriculation to fellowship training at Baystate Medical Center, all incoming fellows must have:

Institutional Policy on Visa Status

J1 Visas

Baystate Medical Center sponsors J1 Visas through ECFMG for applicants who are eligible for appointment to a fellowship position.

H1B Visas

The availability of the institution to support H1B Visas is very limited under exceptional circumstances, the Program Director and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Baystate Medical Center will review H1B applications.

Interviews

Virtual Interviewing

Interviews will be conducted virtually using one of the chosen platforms—Zoom, Webex or Thalamus.

Contact for Questions

Kerry Hayes
phone 413-794-5085
email kerry.hayes@baystatehealth.org