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Transfusion Medicine Fellowship

A one-year, ACGME-accredited fellowship in Blood Banking / Transfusion Medicine is offered at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System at Chicago. The UI Hospital is a 441 bed tertiary care university hospital which supports an active solid organ and bone marrow transplantation service. Comprehensive donor, transfusion and hemapheresis services stress clinical transfusion medicine and consultation, allowing development of technical and administrative skills. The fellow will gain extensive experience in donor recruitment and blood procurement, immunohematology, transplantation immunology (bone marrow, stem cell, liver, kidney, pancreas and small bowel transplantation), therapeutic hemapheresis, stem cell collection and processing, outpatient transfusion, histocompatibility testing, and coagulation. A rotation at a regional blood center is also offered. Research experiences are strongly encouraged.

Stipends: Commensurate with level of training. The website of the Graduate Medical Education Office contains specific information regarding stipends and benefits.

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Applicants must have completed training in an approved residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology or Clinical Pathology by July 1 of the year fellowship training is to start. Applicants completing training in Internal Medicine or Pediatrics who either are completing, have completed, or plan to complete a fellowship in Hematology will also be considered.

A letter of interest with attached curriculum vitae should be sent to: