Transfusion Medicine/Blood Banking Fellowship

Transfusion Medicine/Blood Banking Fellowship

The Department of Transfusion Medicine of the NIH Clinical Center offers a comprehensive two-year fellowship program in blood banking and immunohematology.

This patient-oriented transfusion program provides specialized training for the hematologist and clinical pathologist. In the first year the fellow is trained in clinical and laboratory immunohematology, apheresis techniques, tissue typing, donor recruitment, blood component preparation and therapy, and bone marrow processing and cell therapy. Involvement in a clinical or basic research project is the essence of the second year of this program. As a focal point for the provision of blood components and specialized patient care procedures, the Department of Transfusion Medicine provides a unique opportunity for collaborative research with the various institutes at the NIH.

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Qualified candidates must have board certification or eligibility in internal medicine, hematology, clinical pathology, pediatrics, anesthesiology.

How To Apply:

Apply to this program through the NIH Graduate Medical Education Application System. There are 3 positions available per year, and candidates should apply at least nine to twelve months in advance. The fellowship assignment is for two years.

Contact Information:

Cathy Conry-Cantilena, MD
Department of Transfusion Medicine/Blood Banking
Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center
National Institutes of Health
Building 10, Room 1C711
10 Center Dr. MSC 1184
Bethesda, MD 20892-1184
Voice: (301) 496-4506
Fax: (301) 402-1360

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    Apr 21, 2023

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    Bethesda, Maryland

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