Applications for the academic year 2021-2022 are currently being accepted for this fellowship.
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
- HLA Laboratory
- Cord blood public bank
- Cellular therapy laboratory
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