Transfusion Medicine Fellowship
Fellowship in Transfusion Medicine
This ACGME accredited fellowship is intended for physicians who wish to acquire specialized experience and knowledge in each of the areas of blood banking and transfusion medicine. The Fellowship includes opportunities to participate in hematopoietic stem cell collection and processing, clinical coagulation, tissue typing, flow cytometry, apheresis, diagnostic molecular pathology, and informatics. There is an active clinical consultative service in transfusion medicine. The Fellow is involved in quality assessment and improvement activities, and in teaching physicians, students and staff. The Fellow has the opportunity to initiate research which could extend the fellowship beyond the traditional one-year period. The Fellow participates in developing policies and procedures, and leads the daily report attended by all the physicians, medical students and supervisors involved with the service. There is an opportunity to spend time at Virginia Blood Services, which supplies about 40,000 products annually to the University Hospital, where there are active solid organ and stem cell transplantation programs and a Level 1 trauma center. The Fellowship has a proven record of preparing participants for a career in transfusion medicine.
The candidate should have successfully completed a residency in
pathology or a clinical discipline. The candidate must hold a
license or be eligible for licensure to practice medicine in the
Commonwealth of Virginia.
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