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Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine Fellowship

The fellowship for academic year 2022-2023 has been filled.

The Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine fellowship is an ACGME-Accredited Program administered by the New York Blood Center. Fellows rotate through New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell for six months of their training. Applicants must be board eligible in clinical pathology, pediatric hematology or adult hematology.

The one-year core program consists of the following formal rotations:

  • Blood services, collections, regulatory affairs
  • Immunohematology and Genomics Laboratory
  • Hospital transfusion services
  • Clinical services, therapeutic apheresis, perioperative autologous transfusion, stem cell collection
  • Coagulation
  • HLA Laboratory 
  • Cord blood public bank
  • Cellular therapy laboratory
  • Research

A two-year research track is available for selected candidates interested in pursuing an academic career in transfusion medicine.

Requirements: Candidates must possess an unrestricted active license to practice medicine in New York State and must be board eligible/certified per American Board of Pathology for the blood banking/transfusion medicine boards at the completion of the fellowship program.

Stipends: Commensurate with postgraduate training level.

For More Information Contact:

Bruce S. Sachais, MD,PhD, Program Director
Transfusion Medicine Fellowship
New York Blood Center
310 East 67th Street
New York, NY 10065
Tel: 212-570-3175

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Weill Cornell Medicine Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 1300 York Avenue New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-6464 Fax: (212) 746-8192