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Transfusion Medicine Fellowship - U. of Louisville

University of Louisville
Blood Bank / Transfusion Medicine Fellowship
Openings for 2015 and 2016

An opening for one year position in Blood Bank / Transfusion Medicine
fellowship is available for the academic years beginning July 2015 and July
2016.The Marie M. Keeling Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship at the
University of Louisville Health Sciences Center is an ACGME-accredited
fellowship program integrating academic and community medical centers with one
blood center. The affiliated teaching hospitals support cardiopulmonary
surgery, solid organ and bone marrow transplantation, trauma service, neonatal
and pediatric programs, and an HLA laboratory. Approximately 60,000 blood
components are transfused in the affiliated teaching hospitals each year. The
fellow spends the initial months of training at the American Red Cross Blood
Services, River Valley Region, in each of the collection and component
manufacturing areas including compliance/regulatory. The blood center collects
over 130,000 whole blood and 9,000 apheresis donations, and maintains an
accredited immunohematology reference laboratory. Opportunity is provided to
observe donor infectious disease testing in the ARCBS National Testing Lab, St.
Louis. The remaining training time is divided in the specialized areas of
peripheral stem cell and bone marrow transplantation (adult/pediatric), HLA
laboratory, and transfusion services of the affiliated hospitals (Norton,
Kosair-Children's, Jewish, and University). Research opportunities are
available in transfusion medicine and related disciplines. The training program
provides the necessary experience to develop the expertise in transfusion
medicine for medical director duties in a community blood center or hospital
transfusion service.

Louisville is an exciting place to live with numerous amenities for a city its
size. It offers many cultural and sports activities and offers an excellent
location with mild weather. It is home to the Kentucky Derby and the Cardinals
College basketball and football teams.

Applicants must be certified, or eligible for certification by the American
Board of Pathology in clinical pathology or combined clinical/anatomical
pathology or other appropriate major clinical specialty Board. Candidate must
have completed USMLE Step 3 and be eligible to hold a medical license in

Commensurate with level of post-graduate training.

Fellowship Director:
M. Tayyeb Ayyoubi, MD, MS ;Director, Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Program

Applications:Interested candidates should submit the CAP standardized
fellowship application, a copy of their current C.V., a personal statement and
three letters of recommendation to:

Alma Arsino-Nieto
University of Louisville, Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
530 S. Jackson Street, CR106
Louisville, KY 40202

Email: aaniet01@louisville.edu
Telephone: 502-852-3368 or 502-852-5857
Fax: 502-852-1771

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