This ACGME-accredited fellowship provides subspecialty training in hematopathology to academically and non-academically oriented pathologists.
The fellowship is designed to present a balanced program and include training in: (1) morphological evaluation of lymph nodes, bone marrow aspirates, biopsies and clots, (2) cell surface and intracellular antigen analysis of leukemia and lymphomas by flow cytometry and immunohistochemical techniques, (3) cytochemical stains, (4) cytogenetics, including FISH, (5) molecular biology including gene rearrangement analysis, PCR and diagnostic interpretation, (6) coagulation problems and associated molecular techniques, (7) hemoglobinopathies and anemia’s, (8) pediatric hematology, (9) automated hematology analyzers, (10) general hematology laboratory operation.
The fellow will participate in research projects during the first year which would be further developed in the second year. Although fellows are accepted for a minimum of one year, two years of training is preferable, especially for those interested in an academic future in hematopathology.
This fellowship is not offered every year. Please contact the department as to its availability.
Currently, no hematopathology fellowships are available in the department.