Clinical Microbiology Pathology Fellowship


The Department of Pathology offers an ACGME-accredited fellowship in Clinical Microbiology. The next available opening is for July 1, 2019.

The Clinical Microbiology Fellowship training program is a one-year program designed for pathology residents and infectious diseases fellows from the U.S. or Canada. The objective of the fellowship is to prepare individuals for a career as a medical director of a clinical microbiology laboratory and leadership positions in industry.

The fellows have an opportunity to transition to second year of non-accredited research training in global health diagnostics. The objective of the second year is to provide interested candidates with a practical opportunity to develop, field-test, and measure outcomes of diagnostic tests for infectious diseases of global health importance.


Fellowship positions for 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 have been filled.

We are still accepting 2020-2021 applications. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


To apply, provide your CV, a personal statement describing your interests and your qualifications for the fellowship, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent.

Send the application (via email or mail) to both of the following:

1. Niaz Banaei, MD
Director, Clinical Microbiology Fellowship Program
Department of Pathology
Stanford University School of Medicine
3375 Hillview Ave, Room 1602
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Tel: (650) 724-1599

2. Denise Pincombe



Gabby Barela
300 Pasteur Dr., R204
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: (650) 721-5755

Current Fellow 2017-2018

Catherine Hogan, MD
McGill University


Jana Broadhurst, MD (2018-2019)
University of California, San Francisco

Bryan Stevens, MD (2019-2020)
University of Toledo, College of Medicine