Number of appointments per year - 2

About the Program
The Hematopathology Fellowship at 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 is 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 include a Comprehensive Cancer Center, active myeloid /myeloma clinical trials program, organ transplantation program, major AIDS center, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Children’s of Alabama, etc.).The fellow(s) will be involved in research, either clinical or translational, during the fellowship year.

The program is directed by Deniz Peker, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology

Requirements
Applicants must be board eligible in pathology.

Stipends
Salary levels are commensurate with the level of post graduate training. A professional development fund is also provided.

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: path-apfellowship@uabmc.edu.

Address letters of recommendation to:
George Netto, MD
Professor and Chair of Pathology
Robert and Ruth Anderson Endowed Chair in Pathology
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Pathology/Division of Anatomic Pathology
c/o: Fellowship Coordinator
619 19th Street South
HSB 149M
Birmingham, AL 35249

Additional Information
 Contact Susan Mills, program coordinator
 Telephone: (205) 975-3450
 Fax: (205) 975-PATH
 E-mail: path-apfellowship@uabmc.edu