Hemepath Fellowship 2014 - Virginia Commonwealth U.
Description: This ACGME-accredited program provides intensive training in
Hematopathology. It is aimed at those who have fulfilled a standard pathology
residency and wish to specialize in hematopathology. The fellowship provides
intensive training in bone marrow and lymph node pathology, hematology
laboratory instrumentation, hemostasis, cytogenetics, and molecular
diagnostics, with an emphasis on laboratory administration, clinical
communication, and the appropriate utilization of ancillary techniques, such as
flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, and molecular diagnostics. There is
hands-on experience in performing bone marrow aspirates/biopsies. Training in
the use of, and investigative and clinical projects utilizing, molecular
diagnostics are also available to the fellow.
Requirements: Preference will be given to applicants who have completed AP/CP
training, or are board eligible in anatomic and/or clinical pathology. All
candidates must have passed USMLE Step 3.
Stipends: Stipends usually are those of a sixth year postgraduate level and may
be adjusted according to the individual's previous experience and need.
Staff: Roger S. Riley MD, PhD - Program Director.
Applications: Interested individuals should submit a CV and the Standardized
Application for Pathology Fellowship form found on the CAP website
(www.cap.org), the VCU Pathology website (www.pathology.vcu.edu). Applicants
should also request 3 letters of recommendation, one of which should come from
their current program director. All documentation should be sent to the
training program coordinator. Michelle Smith, Senior Residency Program
Coordinator, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Department of
Pathology, PO Box 980662, 1101 E. Marshall St., 4th Fl., Rm. 4005, Richmond, VA
Phone: (804) 827-0561 Fax: (804) 827-1078 E-mail: email@example.com
Web site: www.pathology.vcu.edu
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