Number of appointments per year - 2

Description:  The Hematopathology Fellowship at The University of Alabama (UAB) is a one-year program which is fully accredited for subspecialty board certification. The program includes experience in all major aspects of hematopathology, including morphology, immunocytochemistry, flow cytometry and diagnostic molecular biology approaches. There are an estimated 800 lymph node workups, 1200 bone marrow biopsies and 4000 flow cytometry cases per year. Additional material are received from outside institutions for immunohistochemistry, in-situ hybridization and flow cytometric analysis.

Material is derived from The University of Alabama Hospitals and Clinics (which includes a Comprehensive Cancer Center, active myeloid /myeloma clinical trials program, organ transplantation program, and a major AIDS center), from the Birmingham VA Medical Center, from Children’s of Alabama, and from outside consultations. The fellow will be involved in research, either clinical or translational, during the fellowship year.

The program is directed by Vishnu V. B. Reddy, M.D.
Professor of Pathology, Interim Division Director of Anatomic Pathology.

Requirements:  Applicants must be Board eligible in Pathology

Stipends:  Salary levels are commensurate with the level of post graduate training. Also provided is a professional development fund.

Applications:  Submit application 12 to 18 months prior to initiation of training along with curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation, including one from current program director to:

Address letters of recommendation to:
  Gene P. Siegal, M.D., Ph.D.
  Interim Chair, Department of Pathology
  Robert W. Mowry Endowed Professor of Pathology
  University of Alabama at Birmingham
  619 19th Street South, HSB 149K
  Birmingham, AL 35249-6823

Additional information can be obtained from:
  Program Coordinator:
  Telephone: (205) 975-8880
  Fax: (205) 975-PATH