TMC Kolkata Job Fellowship & PDCC 2020 – TMC invites applications for Fellowship & PDCC in Oncopathology Program for the academic session 2020.

About  TMC Fellowship & PDCC

  • From 2017 onwards, Tata Medical Center has started conducting Post Doctoral Certificate Course /Fellowship (PDCC) in Oncopathology (including Histopathology and Cytology) under the aegis of the Indian College of Pathologists (ICP).
  • The course is aimed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the pathology of neoplastic diseases, with an emphasis on diagnosis and reporting to help in multidisciplinary care.
  • It also aims to provide an overview of the molecular advancements and promote participation in research in the field.
  • In order to fulfill the above objectives, TMC invites applications for Fellowship & PDCC in Oncopathology.


TMC Kolkata Fellowship & PDCC 2020 Important Date

Last date for Application submission 15th April 2020


TMC Kolkata Fellowship & PDCC 2020 Details

MD Pathology or equivalent in the relevant specialty.
Fresh MD/DNB or Equivalent.
One Year (extendable up to 3 years on a yearly basis based upon performance).

Job Description

  • Clinical Responsibilities:
  • Daily review and sign-out of cases:
  • The fellow will perform a real-time review of cases involving specimens accessioned and obtained from in house surgery, in house endoscopy, in house fine needle aspiration, and extramural consultation related to surgical pathology.
  • The fellow will be responsible for the gross examination of specimens. The fellow will review the cases first without the faculty, and attempt to render diagnoses. Final discussion and sign out with the faculty will follow on a multiheaded microscope. It is expected that the fellow will exercise gradually increasing responsibility in signing out of cases on their own, with decreasing levels of supervision by the faculty.
  • The fellow will prepare, present, and discuss cases at interdepartmental conferences attended by the faculty and fellows of the Department of Surgery, radiation oncology and medical oncology.
  • The fellow will be expected to understand the important aspects of the gross dissection of specimens related to surgical pathology.


Academic responsibilities

The fellow will be encouraged to assist in ongoing research projects and to develop their own research projects. The options for the fellow include clinical images, clinical case reports, clinical case series, or basic science research.


Expected Rotations/Work Schema

10 months in histopathology including all areas GI, GU, GYN, Head and Neck, Breast, Bone and Soft tissue, Pulmonary, Skin, Brain and Hematolymphoid systems, with two months of cytopathology.
If the fellow decides to stay for a second year; the second year can be structured per the candidates’ interest and would include 10 months subspecialty training in 2 areas and two months of rotation in molecular genetics and cytogenetic laboratory on solid tumors and research electives.


Opportunities for career advancement

The fellowship will offer him careers in histopathology sections of large diagnostic laboratories in corporate hospitals, faculty in pathology in academic medical institutions and as tumor histopathologists in oncology centers.


How to Apply for TMC Kolkata Fellowship & PDCC 2020 – Application Process

Prospective Candidates are encouraged to contact the following consultant in case of any Query: Dr Geetashree Mukherjee 9830746946; Email: [email protected];
For more details about the job positions, qualifications, eligibility and application forms, please log on to website:
Please Email or Post applications by 15th April 2020 to: Mr. Suvasish Mukherjee, Head-Human Resources, Tata Medical Center, 14 MAR (EW), New Town, Kolkata – 700156. Email – [email protected].


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