Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine Fellowship

The fellowship position for 2025-2026 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.


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.


Commensurate with postgraduate training level.

Contact Information

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


Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 1300 York Avenue New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-6464
Surgical Pathology: (212) 746-2700