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 4,200 bone marrow biopsies, 600 lymph node biopsies and 6,800 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.
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):
Da 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.
The 2024-2025 fellowship position is filled
Applications must consist of the following:
- Completed Standardized Application for Pathology Fellowships (Word)
- Current CV
- Personal statement
- Three letters of recommendation (addressed to Da Zhang, M.D.)
- USMLE or COMLEX Transcript of Scores
Send completed application to the Fellowship and Education Coordinator. Contact information below.
Pathology Fellowship Programs Contact
Tamara N. Osborn
Fellowship and Education Coordinator
University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
3901 Rainbow Blvd., MS 3045 Kansas City, KS 66160