Hematopathology Fellowship

The Department of Pathology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is offering a unique two-year
Hematopathology Fellowship Program for two positions in 2020-2022. The fellowship involves two years of training in Hematopathology, focusing on morphologic, flow cytometric immunophenotyping, clinicopathologic and genetic/genomic analysis of hematopoietic malignancies. The fellows have rotations in lymphoma and leukemia sign out services as well as rotations in flow cytometry, cytogenetics, molecular pathology and hematology laboratories during the first year which is ACGME accredited. The second year of the fellowship offers a unique opportunity to function as a junior attending/instructor for half of the year with sign out responsibilities. The fellows spend the other half of the year immersing in their research projects.

Hematopathology Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) is a high volume clinical service where
20000 hematological malignancy biopsies and flow cytometry cases are accessioned per year. Eleven
hematopathology faculty are enthusiastically engaged in teaching the fellows in all areas of
hematopathology. Didactic lectures and microscope sessions are given by the faculty to the fellows
throughout the year. The fellow is exposed to research opportunities based on a high-volume MSKCC
hospital clinical service as well as an extramural consult service. In addition, participation is required in
relevant educational activities, such as weekly consensus/interesting case conference, weekly lymphoma and leukemia tumor boards, journal clubs, as well as other academic activities offered by the Department of Pathology and Hematology/Oncology Departments.

All applicants should be MDs or MD/PhDs who have completed residency training in AP, CP or AP/CP in the United States (ACGME accredited) or Canada and who are certified (or are eligible for certification) by the American Board of Pathology.

Curriculum

  • Lymphoma/Leukemia/SSL-Consultation Services:  37 weeks
  • Flow Cytometry Introduction/Immersion:  1 week
  • Benign Hematology/Flow Cytometry Laboratory:  4 weeks
  • Cytogenetics Laboratory:  2 weeks
  • Molecular Pathology Laboratory:  2 weeks
  • Elective:  2 weeks
  • Meeting: 1 week
  • Vacation:  3 weeks

Availability

July 2020

Deadline

December 1, 2018

Number of Positions

Three

How to Apply

Apply Online

Once applicants have submitted their applications, they will need to send the following documents in order to be considered for a fellowship position:

  • Three letters of recommendation from an institution in which the applicant has trained. Letters should be addressed to Dr. Filiz Sen the program director.  Please request letter writers add the following line after the heading (RE: Candidates Name, Program & Year Applying to)
  • CV
  • Copy of a medical school diploma and translation, if necessary.
  • International medical school graduates must submit a copy of their Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate that is marked “valid indefinitely”

Program Director

Contact

Arisleyda Infante and Nadia Tilden
Department of Pathology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065
212-639-7102
pthfellows@mskcc.org