Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship

Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship

Thank you for your interest in the Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Program at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. The program offers one or two-year blood banking fellowships for physicians interested in transfusion medicine.

Accepting applications for 2024-2025

The DeGowin Blood Center provides transfusion, donor center (whole blood and cytapheresis), therapeutic hemapheresis (includes hematopoietic progenitor collection and processing), and surgical tissue banking services to a large university tertiary care hospital. Thus, day-to-day exposure is provided to donor selection, blood banking serology, compatibility testing, preparation of special products (e.g., leukocyte-reduced, irradiated, washed), management of bleeding patients and transfusion reaction evaluation, blood center administration, plus special emphasis on all aspects of therapeutic hemapheresis, platelet immunology, fetal and neonatal transfusions, organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

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Applications will be accepted from individuals who are board eligible or board certified in Pathology, Internal Medicine, Anesthesiology, Pediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Neurological Surgery, or Thoracic Surgery, or hold a subspecialty certificate in Hematology from an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) member board.

How To Apply:

If you are interested in applying to the Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Program, please send or email to Vicky Farrington-Howrey the following:

  • a cover letter,
  • CAP Standardized Pathology Fellowship Application,
  • current curriculum vitae,
  • personal statement,
  • medical school Dean’s letter,
  • three letters of recommendation that include one from the Director of your Residency Program and two additional faculty,
  • USMLE scores (steps 1, 2, and 3),
  • copy of ECFMG certificate (applies to international medical graduates only),
  • copy of Permanent Visa (if applicable),
  • copy of medical school diploma.

Contact Information:

Angela Briggs, BA, MA
Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Coordinator
200 Hawkins Drive
C681 General Hospital
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-6388
Email: [email protected]

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    Jan 10, 2023

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    Iowa City, Iowa

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