Iowa, University of Iowa Health Care
-Blood Bank / Transfusion Medicine
Blood Banking / Transfusion Medicine Fellowship
Iowa City, Iowa
Openings for 2020-2021 and 2021-2022
The program offers a one year accredited fellowship in blood banking and transfusion medicine. DeGowin Blood Center provides on-site transfusion, donor center (whole blood and cytapheresis) and therapeutic hemapheresis (including hematopoietic progenitor collection and processing) services to a large university tertiary care hospital. Daily experience is provided in blood donor selection, blood banking serology, compatibility testing and selection of special products (e.g., crossmatch compatible platelets) therapeutic and donor hemapheresis, neonatal transfusion, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and other cellular therapies, and surgical tissue banking. Additional rotations provide education on HLA testing, community blood center operations, and community hospital transfusion practices.
Applications will be accepted from individuals who are board eligible or board certified in Pathology, Internal Medicine, Anesthesiology, Pediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Neurological Surgery, or Thoracic Surgery, or hold a subspecialty certificate in Hematology from an ABMS member board.
Stipends and Benefits:
Commensurate with level of training. The website of the Graduate Medical Education Office (https://gme.medicine.uiowa.edu/) contains specific information regarding stipends and benefits.
Annette Schlueter, MD, PhD
Fellowship Program Director
Please send or email a cover letter, CAP Standardized Pathology Fellowship Application, current curriculum vitae, personal statement, medical school dean's letter, 3 letters of recommendation that include 1 from your Residency Program Director and 2 from additional faculty, USMLE scores (steps 1, 2, and 3), copy of ECFMG certificate (if applicable), copy of permanent visa (if applicable), and copy of medical school diploma to:
Vicky J. Farrington-Howrey
Fellowship and Extern Coordinator
Department of Pathology (C684 GH)
University of Iowa Health Care
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
Telephone: (319) 356-0319
Fax: (319) 384-9613
Applications will be accepted until fellowship position is filled.
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