Cytopathology Fellowship

Jason at the microscope

Description: The Cytopathology Fellowship Program of University Hospitals Case Medical Center provides extensive training in diagnostic cytopathology utilizing an annual volume of about 32,000 gynecologic and 5,000 non-gynecologic specimens from the outpatient and inpatient clinical services of a 1,000-bed teaching hospital and a comprehensive Cancer Center. The training involves active participation in signing out, teaching, fine needle aspiration, quality assurance, and research activities of the laboratory. It is complemented by a cytopathology lecture course given over a three-month period. The fellow will have the opportunity to rotate in affiliated community hospitals, dedicated research and up to 6 weeks of elective time.

Requirements: Applicants must have completed requirements for primary certification in AP or AP/CP before the start of this fellowship.

Types and Numbers of Appointments: One Fellowship is available per year.

Stipend: The stipend is based on the applicant's postgraduate level.

Applications should be sent by June 30th of the year preceding the intended fellowship to:

Claire W. Michael, M.D.
c/o Ms. Jeannie St. Marie
Department of Pathology
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
11100 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44106

Phone: (216) 844-6046 • Fax: (216) 201-5354 • E-mail: ashley.yoder@uhhospitals.org


Hematopathology Fellowship

Description: This ACGME-accredited Fellowship in Hematopathology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center consists of a clinically-oriented year in laboratory and morphologic hematology with an optional year of research, arranged by mutual agreement with investigators in the Department. Rotations are offered in bone marrow and lymph node pathology, coagulation, laboratory hematology, flow cytometry, blood banking and cytogenetics. Research projects are encouraged. Fellows assume responsibility for signing out bone marrows, lymph nodes, outside consultations, coagulation studies and special hematology tests under the supervision of the Director. This Fellowship services the Ireland Cancer Center of University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, a Comprehensive Cancer Center as designated by the National Cancer Institute, and provides extensive exposure, opportunities and challenges for solid, fundamental hematopathology training. University Hospitals of Cleveland is a 946-bed institution serving adult and pediatric patients and is part of the University Hospitals Health System. Approximately 1,500 bone marrow, lymph node and outside consultations are seen annually.

Requirements: USMLE Step 3; Board eligible or certified in AP/CP, AP or CP.

Types and Numbers of Appointments: One Fellowship per year

Stipends: The stipend is based on the applicant's postgraduate level.

Applications should be sent by Jul 1st for fellowship beginning July 1st of the following year to:

Howard J. Meyerson, M.D.
c/o Ms. Jeannie St. Marie
Department of Pathology
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
11100 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44106

Phone: (216) 844-6046 • Fax: (216) 201-5354 • E-mail: ashley.yoder@uhhospitals.org