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Hematopathology Fellowship

Description
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 3,300 bone marrow biopsies, 600 lymph node biopsies and 6,500 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 residents and medical students and conduct a research project. Presentation of research findings at a national conference is encouraged. The University of Kansas Health System has a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center serving a complex patient population.

Requirements
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):
Dr. Zhang, M.D. (Program Director)
Mark T. Cunningham, M.D.
Wei Cui, M.D.
Daniel J. Farrell, M.D.
Sarah M. Kelting, M.D.
Janet M. Woodroof, M.D.

Applications for the 2024-2025 academic year are currently being accepted. Applications must consist of the following:

  1. Completed Standardized Application for Pathology Fellowships (Word)
  2. Current CV
  3. Personal statement
  4. Three letters of recommendation (addressed to Dr. Zhang, M.D.)
  5. USMLE or COMLEX Transcript of Scores

Send completed applications to:

Tamara N. Osborn, Fellowship and Graduate Studies Coordinator
University of Kansas Medical Center Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
3901 Rainbow Blvd., MS 3045 Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913.945.7063
Fax: 913.588.7073
Email: pathologyresidents@kumc.edu

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Pathology Fellowship Programs Contact

Tamara N. Osborn
Fellowship and Graduate Studies Coordinator
University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
3901 Rainbow Blvd., MS 3045 Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913.945.7063
Fax: 913.588.7073
Email: pathologyresidents@kumc.edu

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Mail Stop 3045
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-7070
Fax: 913-588-7073