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: jeannie.stmarie@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: jeannie.stmarie@uhhospitals.org

 


Surgical Pathology Fellowship/Instructor Position

Description: The Department of Pathology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is offering a one year Surgical Pathology Fellowship with a faculty appointment as a Clinical Instructor. As a Surgical Pathology Fellow, the successful candidate will be given an opportunity to enhance his or her skills in Surgical Pathology and subspecialties under the tutelage of our senior faculty. In the role of Clinical Instructor, the candidate will be expected to share many of the service duties of the clinical faculty, will participate in education of residents, fellows and medical students, and will be provided with opportunities for involvement in clinical research activities.

UH Case Medical Center is the 964-bed primary affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and includes University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, the NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital and University Hospitals MacDonald Women's Hospital. UH Case Medical Center is ranked as one of America's 100 best hospitals. Recent expansions include UH Seidman Cancer Center and University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center. The Department of Pathology has an annual total of ~34,000 surgical specimens, 10,000 dermatopathology specimens and 50,000 cytology specimens.

Requirements: Preference will be given to persons who will have completed another Pathology fellowship, although such experience is not mandatory. Applicants should be board-certified in AP or AP/CP and must obtain an unrestricted medical license in the State of Ohio prior to the start of the fellowship.

Stipends: Compensation and academic rank will be commensurate with the candidate's experience and qualifications.

Please send a cover letter, CV and contact information for three references to Angela.Garner@UHHospitals.org.

Applications should be sent to:

Ms. Angela Garner
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Department of Pathology
11100 Euclid Ave.
Angela.Garner@UHHospitals.org
Cleveland, OH 44106

Phone: (216) 844-3657

 


Transfusion Medicine Fellowship

Description: This ACGME-accredited fellowship program combines the strengths of the American Red Cross, the Cleveland Clinic, and University Hospitals Case Medical Center. The fellow rotates for four months at each institution. The program provides training in blood center operations and clinical transfusion medicine, including perioperative autotransfusion. Approximately 220,000 units of blood components are drawn annually to support adult and pediatric services, including stem cell and solid organ transplantation and neonatal intensive care. Over 2,000 therapeutic apheresis procedures and stem cell collections are performed every year. Specialized training in immunohematology consultation is provided through an AABB accredited Immunohematology Reference Laboratory.

Requirements: Applicants must have satisfactorily completed an approved residency in anatomic and clinical pathology, clinical pathology, pediatrics, internal medicine, anesthesiology, or appropriate specialty by the starting date (July 1) and must be eligible for Ohio licensure.

Stipends: Commensurate with the applicant's level of training.

Applications should be sent to:

Ms. Portia Bradley
Fellowship Coordinator
American Red Cross
3747 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115-2501

Phone: (216) 431-3285 • Fax: (216) 391-3505