Altru Health System (, Pathology team is currently seeking an AP/CP BC/BE pathologist. Altru Health System is a community based, non-profit integrated health system located in Grand Forks, ND with more than 270 beds and over 200 physicians representing 44 specialties with 5 full time pathologists. The pathology group provides services for Altru Health System and several regional facilities in the surrounding area. Altru Hospital has residents from the Altru Family Medicine Residency program and UND Surgical Residency program.  Opportunities to teach medical students and residents on rotation with additional teaching exposure opportunities on campus are available.  Altru provides generous compensation and an extensive and comprehensive benefit package.

Practice Information:

  • Medical directorship and clinical consultant roles
  • Over 20,500 total specimens which includes approximately 1,400 cytology specimens, and 7,500 Pap smears (Thin Prep) processed annually
  • Frozen section and cytology rapid smear evaluations
  • Opportunity for medical student and resident education
  • No autopsy call/service is required from our group, as this is handled by the forensic pathology facility associated with the Dept of Pathology at the UND SMHS.

 Skills and Qualifications:

  • Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology through the American Board of Pathology or eligible to obtain board certification
  • Eligible to be licensed in both North Dakota and Minnesota
  • 3 + years’ experience, with subspecialty training and/or experience in dermatopathology, breast or GI preferred

 About Grand Forks

Grand Forks (, is a community of 60,000 with an excellent school system, safe neighborhoods, low crime rate, affordable housing and an abundance of cultural and recreational activities.  Located on the Red River and the Minnesota boarder, it is a short drive from Grand Forks to the natural beauty of clean Minnesota Lakes or the diversity of nearby metropolitan areas of Minneapolis/St. Paul.  

The University of North Dakota (UND) ( and the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences (, offer diversity, culture and youth to the community of Grand Forks.  The University is one of only 47 public universities in the country with both a medical school and an accredited law school.  In addition, UND is home to one of the top aerospace programs in the world.  UND competes in Division I intercollegiate sports and is the home to the 11,700-seat Ralph Engelstad Arena which is considered the finest college hockey arena in the country.  Attached is the Betty Engelstad Sioux center which is home to both men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball and soccer.

To learn more about this practice opportunity or to forward your CV for consideration, contact:

Griffin Gillespie
Provider Recruiter
Altru Health System | 2850 24th Avenue South | Grand Forks, ND 58201
701.780.5181 office |