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Italian Pathologists are mobilizing to give support and welcome to the war-affected Ukrainians collegues.

The Board of Director of the Italian Society of Anatomical Pathology and Diagnostic Citology SIAPeC with the support of the Fondazione Lavazza Onlus (Italy) of the CONFAPI of Cuneo (Italy), within the scope of the statutory purposes of solidarity initiatives in favor of the Ukrainian population affected by the war, promoves, through the publication of a call for selection based on qualifications, the assignment of nr. 2 “hosting grants”, lasting 6 months and amounting to 10.000 Euros each, dadicated to pathologists working in Ukraine before february 24th, 2022.

The iniziative is aimed at ensuring Ukrainian colleagues, with a financial support, to continue their activity hosted in Italian Laboratories for Pathological Anatomy who joined the initiative and have given their willingness to welcome them.

Prof. Anna Sapino

SIAPEC President


Public selection, based on qualification, to assign nr. 2 “hosting grants” of € 10.000,00 each and for 6 months, addressed to Ukraine Citizens with a Master’s in Medicine and Surgery and specialized in Anatomical Pathology.



The deadline for submitting applications is May 8th, 2022. Requests will be evaluated on first come first served basis. All requests received after this date will not be taken into consideration.



Applicants may participate to this public selection process if they meet the following requirements:

  1. To be Ukraine citizen
  2. Having residence in the territory of Ukraine or having left Ukraine after 24th February 2022
  3. Degree in Medicine and Surgery and specialized in Anatomical Pathology or a certification attesting the in-progress specialization in Pathological Anatomy
  4. Knowledge of English or Italian language
  5. Complete vaccination for Sars-Cov-2

All the above requirements must be possessed, without fail, by the expiry date of the deadline established in this announcement for the presentation of applications. The lack of even one of the aforementioned requirements implies the inadmissibility of the application form.



The application, drawn up on plain paper complying with the template attached to this call document (Annex A), has to be addressed to Siapec IAP President, sent by email to or sent by ordinary mail to the Administrative Secretariat to the following address: Siapec Servizi srl- via Massimo d’Azeglio nr. 8, 90143 Palermo, Italy.

In the application, applicants have to declare under their own responsibility, by a self-certification, pursuant to Articles 46 and 47 of Presidential Decree no. 445 of 28/12/2000, as amended, and aware of the penalties in case of false declarations:

  • surname, first name, date and place of birth, residence;
  • possession of Ukrainian citizenship;
  • to be resident on the territory of Ukraine or to have left the Country after 24th February 2022;
  • possession of the specific eligibility requirements, item (a), (b), (d), (e) set out in section “Specific Eligibility Requirements”;
  • the qualifications held, item (c) set out in section “Specific Eligibility Requirements”, indicating the date and school of their achievement, the possession of further academic qualifications and / or master’s degrees;
  • the domicile, complete with postcode and telephone number, where for all purposes, all necessary communications have to be sent, as well as an e-mail address;


The documents which have necessarily to be attached under penalty of exclusion are:

  • double-sided photocopy of a valid identity document, essential for the validity of self-certification
  • curriculum vitae duly signed by the applicant
  • photocopy of the degree obtained and / or of the official document certifying the specialization achieved or in progress;
  • hosting Laboratory form” (Annex B) duly signed by the applicant

The documents must necessarily be attached to the application form under penalty of exclusion from the selection procedure.



The assignment of 2 “ hosting grants ” will be carried out by a specific SIAPEC commission set up for this purpose within 30 days of the deadline for submitting applications.

The chronological order of receipt of the request will be respected.

 Candidates will be notified, at the e-mail address indicated in the application form, of the assignment of the “hosting grant”.

Fondazione Istituto “G. Giglio” – Cefalù

 Contact Person: MD Raffaele Genova,

Azienda Ospedaliera San Camillo Forlanini- Rome

   Contact Person: MD Lucia Rosalba Grillo,

Università Campus Bio Medico – Rome

   Contact Person: MD Antonella Bianchi,

Civico di Cristina Benfratelli UOC Arnas- Palermo

 Contact Person: MD Dott.ssa Elettra Unti,

U.O.S.V.D. Citopatologia e Screening- Bari

  Contact Person: MD Michela Iacobellis ,

Istituto Clinico Sant’Anna – Brescia

 Contact Person: MD Freschi Massimo,

ASST Ovest Milanese- Legnano Magenta- Legnano

Contact Person: MD Paolo Fociani,

ASST Spedali Civili- Brescia

 Contact Person: MD Fabio Facchetti,

Istituto Europeo di Oncologia – Milan

 Contact Person: MD Nicola Fusco,

Università degli Studi di Palermo- Palermo

  Contact Person: MD Dott.ssa Valeria Cancila,

Azienda Sanitaria Locale “ Città di Torino” – Turin

   Contact Person: MD Stefano Guzzetti

ASST- Lariana – Como

 Contact Person: MD Patrizia Carlo

Istituto Oncologico del Mediterraneo S.P.A. Gruppo Samed- Viagrande (CT)

 Contact Person: MD Lorenzo Memeo

Azienda Ospedaliera di Perugia Santa Maria della Misericordia-Perugia

 Contact Person: MD Paolo Giovenali

Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Città della salute e della Scienza – Turin

 Contact Person: MD Luca Molinaro

Policlinico di Bari Ospedali Giovanni XXIII-Bari

 Contact Person: MD Eugenio Maiorano

IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino – Genova

 Contact Person: MD Roberto Fiocca

Istituto Auxologico Italiano – Cusano Milano

  Contact Person: MD Girotti Matteo

Azienda Unità Sanitaria Locale di Reggio Emilia- Reggio Emila

 Contact Person: MD Palicelli Andrea

Azienda Ospedaliera Università di Padova

  Contact Person: MD Dott.Angelo Paolo Dei Tos,


For more info please contact SIAPeC Secretariat – Ph. +39.091.306887