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Fellowship in Hematopathology 2022/23 - Brigham and Women's Hospital


Due to an expansion of the Hematopathology Fellowship program, the Department of Pathology of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a principal teaching affiliate of the Harvard Medical School, is offering an additional one-year fellowship position in Hematopathology commencing July 1st, 2022.  This will bring the total number of Fellowship positions from three to four per year.  Brigham and Women’s Hospital, in conjunction with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, has large and renowned clinical services covering benign and malignant hematological diseases and which are engaged in major clinical trials and attract a high volume of complex consultations.  In addition, there are numerous broad-based research programs which provide ample opportunities to participate in clinical/translational research.  This opportunity will offer excellent training in diagnostic hematopathology with a high specimen volume and dedicated subspecialty faculty.   The Hematopathology Division at BWH is staffed by 12 faculty dedicated to subspecialty teaching and engaged in basic, translational, and clinical research.  The Division handles over 3,000 bone marrow biopsies, 300 lymph node biopsies, and approximately 400 additional tissue biopsy specimens per year, as well as over 2,300 extra-mural consultation cases.  The Hematology Laboratory handles approximately 6,500 flow cytometry and 1,000 peripheral blood smear and body fluid reviews per year.  Fellows additionally rotate through the Center for Advanced Molecular Diagnostics (CAMD) at BWH, the Department of Pathology at Boston Children's Hospital, and the Division of Hematopathology at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) during their training.  Applicants should have completed at least two years of core-training in an AP or AP-CP residency program and should be committed to excellent clinical care in an academic medical center environment.  Trainees with CP training only will be considered if they have had some exposure and training in anatomic pathology.

Applicants should, as soon as possible, submit a current Curriculum vitae and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to:

Ruth Sieck in c/o Scott Rodig, M.D., PhD.
Hematopathology Fellowship
Department of Pathology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA  02115