This one-year ACGME accredited program is designed to provide extensive training in all aspects of hematopathology, including bone marrow pathology, lymph node pathology, spleen pathology, blood smear pathology, body fluid pathology, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, automated hematology, hemoglobinopathies, coagulation, cytogenetics and molecular pathology.
Approximately 2,900 bone marrow biopsies, 600 lymph node biopsies and 5,200 flow cytometry specimens are evaluated each year in our hospital based laboratory.
The fellow is required to participate in interdepartmental multidisciplinary tumor conferences, teach pathology reidents and medical students and conduct a research project. Presentation of research findings at a national confernce is encouraged. The University of Kansas Health System has a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center serving a complex patient population.
Candidates must be Board eligible or certified in either Anatomic pathology, Clinical Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and must have or be eligible for an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Kansas and Missouri.
Board-certified faculty in Hematopathology (link):
Mark T. Cunningham, MD (Program Director)
Wei Cui, MD
Janet Woodroof, MD
Da Zhang, MD
Hematopathology fellowship applications are now being accepted for:
AY2021 (July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021) and beyond
Applications must consist of the following:
- Completed Standardized Application for Pathology Fellowships (Word)
- Current CV
- Personal statement
- Three letters of recommendation (addressed to Mark T. Cunningham, MD)
- USMLE or COMLEX Transcript of Scores
Send completed applications to:
Jeffrey L. Tully, MA, Residency/Fellowship Administrator
University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
3901 Rainbow Blvd., MS 3045
Kansas City, KS 66160