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Hematopathology Fellowship

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

Hematopathology Fellowship will be participating in the 2026 Match.

Society for Hematopathology (

  • January 2025: programs start interviewing
  • February 5, 2025: match opens for registration to programs and applicants
  • March 12, 2025: ranking opens
  • April 16, 2025: rank order list certification deadline
  • April 30, 2025: match day
  • July 2026: start of fellowship

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The 2023-2024, 2024-2025 & 2025-2026 fellowships are filled.
Applications for the 2026-2027 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 Da Zhang, M.D.)
  5. USMLE or COMLEX Transcript of Scores

Send completed application to the Fellowship and Education Coordinator. Contact information below.

Information on the Kansas City Community

Pathology Fellowship Programs Contact

Hannah Messer
Fellowship/Visiting Learner Coordinator
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

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