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Hematopathology Fellowship - University of Nebraska Medical CenterĀ 

2021-02-23

Hematopathology Fellowship 

University of Nebraska Medical Center - Pathology & Microbiology

Institution Address

983135 Nebraska Medical Center, MSB 3135

Omaha, NE, 68198

Description

The Hematopathology Fellowship program has an unexpected opening for 2021-22 starting July 1. Interested candidates should apply for either a one-year or two-year track. Candidates who are interested in a combination of a one year track for Hematopathology and Molecular Pathology fellowship to follow in 2022-23 would be given consideration by both fellowship programs. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

This training program is designed to train academically-oriented physicians to be subspecialists in the area of hematopathology. Our program is structured to give fellows clearly-defined and graduated responsibilities, and delegated authority. The two year program consists of one accredited year of structure learning, followed by a second year of additional specialization, including electives and research opportunities, and clinical responsibility. In the second year, the fellow may also elect to participate in basic research in the area of lymphomagenesis and eligible fellows are granted independent sign-out responsibilities commensurate with their demonstrated expertise. A large number of community-based cases are reviewed as part of the Nebraska Leukemia/Lymphoma Study Group Network. The Medical Center also has an active hematology/oncology service and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation program. A full range of morphologic, histochemical, immunologic, cytogenetic, and molecular biologic techniques are performed as diagnostic and investigative tools. This program is approved by the American Board of Pathology (ABP) for subspecialty training in Hematology.

Fellowship Start Date

7/2021

Fellowship Length

1-2 years

Fellowship Sub-Specialty

Hematology (Hematopathology) & Coagulation

Stipends

PGY5: $67,898, $1000 book/educational fund, Funding for 1 National Educational Conference with additional opportunities for published or accepted abstracts, papers, etc.

Application Instructions

Applicants need to submit a complete application package electronically to Kevin MacCarthy, GME Fellowship & Educational Programs Coordinator, atkevin.maccarthy@unmc.edu. The application package includes a CAP standardized application form, curriculum vitae, a personal statement, United States Medical Licensing Examination results (parts 1, 2, and 3), ECFMG certification, ACGME Six Competencies attestation form, and three letters of recommendation. The personal statement should include a brief overview of the applicant's interests, related prior experiences, and long-term career goals. The three letters of recommendation should include one letter from the applicant's current program director, and two from other physicians who know the applicant well, preferably one hematopathologist. International medical graduates must also submit a copy of their valid Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate and be eligible for a J-1 visa, if necessary. Only complete applications are reviewed for a possible interview.

Address Letters of Recommendation To

Timothy Greiner M.D., Program Director Hematopathology Fellowship, UNMC 983135 Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE 68198-3135

Contact Name

Kevin MacCarthy

Contact Title

GME Fellowship & Educational Programs Coordinator

Contact Phone

(402) 559-7212

Contact Fax

(402) 559-6018

Contact Email

kevin.maccarthy@unmc.edu

University Website

http://www.unmc.edu/pathology