Texas, University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Department of Pathology
Openings for 2018-2019 and 2019-2020
Description: This is a one-year, fully accredited fellowship in hematology/hematopathology with an optional non-accredited second year. Training includes laboratory hematology, interpretation of tissue biopsies performed for hematolymphoid disorders and experimental hematology. The first year of fellowship training includes core training in the clinical hematology laboratory at University Hospital and the flow cytometry, molecular diagnostics and cytogenetics laboratories in the South Texas Reference Laboratories at UTHSCSA. Clinical training includes interpretation of peripheral blood films, body fluid preparations, bone marrow aspirates and biopsies, lymph node and other tissue diagnosis, work-up of patients with hemostasis/thrombosis disorders, flow cytometry immunophenotyping, cytogenetics, molecular diagnostics, and immunohistochemistry. The fellow actively participates in teaching medical students and residents. The second year of non-accredited fellowship training is principally dedicated to research in hematopathology and optional signing out as a junior attending.
Requirements: Board eligibility or certification in anatomic and clinical pathology.
Types and Numbers of Appointments: 2 appointments per academic year.
Facilities: University Hospital with possible elective rotations at various sites within the South Texas Medical Center.
Community: The purpose of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is to provide the best in health careers education, biomedical research, patient care and community service to San Antonio and the South Texas/Border Region. Through undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs, the faculty is committed to educating health professionals who will provide excellent patient care and research that can be applied to treat and prevent disease.
Stipends: Pay levels are as follows effective July 1, 2017: PGY-5 = $57,927.99; PGY-6 = $59,567.72; PGY-7 = $61,699.28
Staff: Kenneth N. Holder, M.D., Assistant Professor and Director; Hongxin Fan, Ph.D., Associate Professor; Wieslaw Furmaga, M.D., Professor; Leslie Greebon, M.D., Assistant Professor; Russell Higgins, M.D., Associate Professor, Marsha Kinney, M.D., Professor and Department Chair; Edward Medina, M.D., Assistant Professor; Alia Nazarullah, M.D., Assistant Professor; Golpalrao Velagaleti, Ph.D., Professor.
Applications: Please submit inquiries/applications to:
Fellowship Program Coordinator
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
Pathology, MSC 7750
7703 Floyd Curl Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
Telephone: (210) 567-4010
Fax: (210) 567-4637
Email: [email protected] or Dr. Holder [email protected]