Education : Fellowships

Blood Banking / Transfusion Medicine Fellowship

Description: The fellowship is a one-year ACGME accredited program offering a complete range of training opportunities in Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine. Jackson Memorial Hospital is a tertiary care healthcare institution affiliated with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and with over 1550 licensed beds, is one of the largest public teaching hospitals in the country. It includes a level one trauma center, solid organ and hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation programs, a pediatric hospital, high risk neonatal and obstetrical programs and neurological and cardiovascular surgery programs. Fellows will also become engaged with other clinics and laboratory sites that interface with Jackson Memorial Hospital, including the University of Miami Hospital and Clinics(UMHC) and the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center in order to create a learning environment that includes exposure to a broad range of clinical experiences. During the year, the fellow will receive training in immunohematology, transfusion therapy, coagulation, therapeutic apheresis, hematopoietic progenitor cell collection(adult and pediatric), stem cell/bone marrow processing and cryopreservation, as well as rotations in HLA testing and donor collection/processing and supervision.The Fellow will also participate in administrative and educational activities aimed at improving clinical utilization of blood products. Opportunities to engage in clinical research and present at a national meeting are encouraged. The fellowship is a hands-on experience featuring a high degree of responsibility and involvement in teaching and patient care that will prepare the candidate for a future in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine.

Requirements: Applicant must be board certified or eligible for certification in Clinical Pathology, combined Anatomic/Clinical Pathology, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Anesthesiology or Pediatrics, and must be licensed or eligible for Florida medical licensure.

Stipends: Commensurate with the applicant’s year of postgraduate training.

Staff: David M. Andrews MD.

Link to current listing on ICPI

Application: Applications should be submitted by October 31st (20 months prior to start date). Candidates should submit by email the JMH/UM fellowship application, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation to the Fellowship Program Director and copy the Fellowship Program Coordinator.

Fellowship Program Director
David M. Andrews, MD., University of Miami Department of Pathology
1611 NW 12th Ave, Holtz Bldg, Room 2026
Miami, FL 33136-1094
Phone: (305) 585-5886
Fax: (305) 585-2598
E-mail: David M. Andrews, MD

Fellowships Program Coordinator
Tracy Moore, Program Coordinator Pathology Residency Training Program
Department of Pathology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Health System
Holtz Children’s Hospital | 1611 NW 12th Ave, 2nd Floor, Suite 2044
Email: Tracy Moore

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