Texas, University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Department of Pathology
Transfusion Medicine Fellowship
Opening for 2019-2020 and 2020-2021
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) has two openings for the
hematopathology fellowship for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Description: Description: During training, the fellow receives training in immunohematology, histocompatibility,
paternity testing, donor center supervision, therapeutic apheresis, transfusion therapy, hemostasis, flow
cytometry, and molecular pathology. The training is based upon participation of daily activities,
consultations, various elective experiences as well as didactic teaching. The primary teaching site is a
tertiary care teaching hospital, University Hospital System (UHS), which is a 716-bed teaching hospital
that provides transfusion services to diverse adult and pediatric patient populations. At UHS, annually,
over 18,000 red cell units, 8,000 plasma units and 4,000 platelet doses are transfused. In addition,
Transfusion medicine oversees the therapeutic apheresis program, where over 450 therapeutic apheresis
procedures and red cell exchanges are performed annually for various diseases. The hospital based
donor services collects whole blood and apheresis-based allogeneic blood products from over 5,000
donors annually. A fellowship-affiliated hospital located across the street from the primary site (South
Texas Veterans Health Care System) is a national referral center for bone marrow transplantation.
Exposure to the operations of a larger scale donor center, donor infectious disease testing and allogeneic
tissue is provided at the subsidiaries of BioBridge Global, which is located 5 miles from the primary site.
Paternity testing experience is obtained through the DNA reference laboratory located in San Antonio.
Requirements: ACGME accredited residency completion with Board eligibility or certification in clinical
pathology, internal medicine, pediatrics or other related fields.
Types and Numbers of Appointments: 1 appointment per academic year.
Facilities: University Hospital and South Texas Veterans Health Care System, 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, 2018: PGY-5 = $59,086.55; PGY-6 = $60,759.08;
PGY-7 = $62,933.27
Leslie Greebon, M.D. Assistant Professor and Director; John Daniels, DO. Assistant Professor;
Kelley Hitchman, MS, PhD. Assistant Professor
VA Staff: David Feldman, M.D.
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: GomezM10@uthscsa.edu or Dr. Greebon (Greebon@uthscsa.edu)