New Jersey, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Hematopathology Fellowship Position
Openings for 2019-2020 and 2020-2021
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School has open Hematopathology Fellowship positions for 2019-2020 and 2020-2021
. This is an ACGME accredited Hematopathology training program that offers "university wide benefits" in a large multi-hospital system. The core faculty consists of five Board-certified Hematopathologists, one Board-certified Cytogeneticist, two Board Certified Molecular Pathologists and Special Coagulation Hematology faculty. Training involves the full spectrum of benign and neoplastic hematologic/lymphoid disorders in both pediatric and adult populations. Training includes evaluation of peripheral blood, cytology/FNAs, lymph node/solid organ biopsies, bone marrow aspirates/biopsies along with flow cytometry (includes MRD analysis). PCR and Next Gen Sequencing genomics, and cytogenetic/FISH studies.
: This is a one-year ACGME accredited fellowship offered in laboratory hematology and hematopathology. Training will focus on skills in laboratory methods including automation and instrumentation, microscopic skills in evaluating full spectrum of tissue specimens, performance of bone marrow aspirations and biopsies and their interpretation, and laboratory management. Fellow training rotations include advanced coagulation, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, cytogenetics and molecular biologic techniques related to the diagnosis of hematopoietic and lymphoid disorders. The program is affiliated with the primary academic teaching hospital RWJBarnabas-RWJ University Hospital as well as New Jersey's only Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey which supports allogeneic and autologous bone marrow transplant programs and immunotherapy. Participation in independent or collaborative research projects in strongly encouraged. The fellow actively participates in conferences and teaching of pathology residents and medical students.
: Applicants must be board certified or eligible in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and be eligible for a license to practice medicine in New Jersey.
Number of appointments
: One position is available each academic year.
: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and RWJBarnabas-RWJUH are located in New Brunswick, NJ. New Brunswick is the home of Rutgers University-New Brunswick main campus with all the associated amenities and is situated between New York City and Philadelphia - each about an hour away by car or train. The Jersey Shore with Atlantic City, the Pine Barrens of Southern New Jersey, Revolutionary War battlefields, the Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains and New York's Catskills are all within a two hour drive.
: Commensurate with the level of training.
: Applications must include the curriculum vitae, personal statement, and three leters of recommendation.
Mayra Alvarez, Residency Program Coordinator
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Medical Education Building - 212
One Robert Wood Johnson Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08903-0019