Breast Pathology Fellowship

The Department of Pathology at the University of Chicago Medicine has openings for a Breast Pathology fellow. We are a major referral center for breast cancer that examines nearly 1,900 breast specimens annually, including in-house biopsies, resections, and consultation cases. This one-year fellowship provides in-depth exposure to breast pathology with emphasis on histologic correlation with radiographic and clinical findings. The fellow actively participates in weekly Multidisciplinary Breast conference and is encouraged to participle in basic and translational research projects as well as educational and teaching opportunities.

One position is available annually, including a position for this upcoming year (2022-2023).

Fellowship Director

Anna Biernacka, MD PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology


Husain Sattar, MD

Professor of Pathology


Jeffrey Mueller, DO

Associate Professor of Pathology

A minimum of three years' training in anatomic pathology or four years' training that combines anatomic and clinical pathology. The candidate must be able to obtain an Illinois medical license.

Commensurate with level of training.

Submit an application form, including all materials detailed on the form, to the Fellowship Coordinator Andre'a Wortham-Robinson ( and the Fellowship Director Dr. Anna Biernacka (

  • 2024-2025: Available
  • 2023-2024: Available
  • 2022-2023: Available
Fellows Fellowship Years Additional Training Post-Training Position
Hui Zhang, MD 2021-2022

(combined with Surgical Pathology Fellowship) 

Lisa Han, MD 2020-2021 (combined with Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship)  
Aaron Miller, MD  2019-2020 (combined with Surgical Pathology Fellowship)

Amita Health, Hinsdale, IL