Fellowship Training Programs

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Interested in further developing your career as a clinician? As one of the most highly regarded departments of its kind, LMP offers you unique opportunities to develop your career. We provide subspecialty training in pathology and laboratory medicine and the opportunity to advance your research in a fertile environment. Our postgraduates have unparalleled access to a broad spectrum of case material, expert faculty, world-leading training sites and research. This exceptional program is organized and funded by the following affiliated world-renowned training sites:

  • The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Trillium Health Partners-Credit Valley Site
  • Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • The University Health Network
  • Ontario Forensic Pathology Service


  • Breast Pathology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Endocrine Pathology
  • Forensic Pathology (for int'l grads)
  • Genitourinary Pathology
  • Gynecological Pathology
  • Gastrointestinal/Hepatopathology
  • Gastrointestinal Pathology
  • Head and Neck Pathology
  • Hematological Pathology
  • Neuropathology
  • Pediatric Pathology
  • Pediatric Hematological Pathology
  • Perinatal Pathology
  • Renal Pathology
  • Soft Tissue Pathology
  • Surgical Pathology


*The above list indicates fellowships that may be available year to year. Availability is not guaranteed.

**Cytopathology and Transfusion Medicine are offered through the Areas of Focused Competence (Diploma) Program, certified by The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC). 


  • Interact with expert faculty.
  • Gain access to outstanding case material.
  • Experience our centrally-located diverse training sites.
  • Expand your knowledge with a stunning array of research opportunities.

The Program

The program is organized and funded by the affiliated teaching hospitals including the University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Trillium Health Partners-Credit Valley site, and The Hospital for Sick Children.

Fellowship training takes place in clinical and/or research environment(s) within teaching hospital settings. In addition to subspecialty training, trainees will participate in applied laboratory research projects and/or basic research. Fellowships are available for one or two years.

We have over 350 faculty in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology and its affiliated hospitals. The department has a residency program in Laboratory Medicine (Anatomical Pathology, Forensic Pathology, Hematological Pathology, Medical Microbiology, and Neuropathology) and a large graduate program training students in the investigation of the pathogenesis of disease.

Transfusion Medicine 101 - Camp with the Bank

Our goal is to increase knowledge in transfusion medicine at the University of Toronto to ensure the best care for our patients. The objectives and curriculum are in the brochure linked below. The curriculum is intended to enable attendees to meet their educational needs for their Royal College examinations. Now in its 5th year, this five day program will take place over the next academic year (2016 - 2017). Registration for 2016-2017 is currently open to University of Toronto postgraduate residents in the following programs: Anaesthesia, Critical Care Medicine, Hematology, Oncology, Obstetrics, Anatomical Pathology, Hematopathology, General Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Trauma, and Emergency Medicine. Please contact your program director for the registration information.

Fellowship Training Committee Members

  • Dr. David Hwang, LMP Fellowship Director
  • Dr. Bojana Djoedjevic, Fellowship Site Coordinator - Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Dr. Iram Siddiqui, Fellowship Site Coordinator - The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Dr. Carlo Hojilla, Fellowship Site Coordinator - Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Dr. Anna Marie Mulligan, Fellowship Site Coordinator - University Health Network
  • Dr. Matthew Cesari, Fellowship Site Coordinator - Trillium Health Partners-Credit Valley
  • Dr. Scott Boerner, AFC Cytopathology Coordinator
  • Dr. Jiong Yan, Fellowship Site Coordinator, Hematopathology - UHN
  • Dr. Tony Mazzulli, LMP Med Micro Program Director - Medical Microbiology
  • Dr. Rita Kandel, Professor & Chair - Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, U of T