The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-accredited University of Florida Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine Hematopathology Fellowship is a comprehensive one-year program in hematopathology that begins annually on July 1.
This fellowship is designed to train academically oriented physicians in the practice of modern hematopathology, with an emphasis on neoplastic hematologic disorders. Upon program completion, fellows should be able to interpret the results of a variety of diagnostic procedures, including conventional morphology, immunohistology, flow cytometry, cytogenetics and molecular genetics.
Date of Next Available Position: Currently accepting applications for the 2015 – 16 year, which begins July 1, 2015.
Benefits: Commensurate with level of training. Visit the UF Administrative Affairs Housestaff Benefits Web page for more information.
All diagnostic technologies available to the fellow reside in a single centralized location. Integration of these diagnostic modalities, with an emphasis on clinical correlations, is the primary aim of the program.
Active pediatric and adult hematology/oncology and bone marrow transplantation services at UF Health Shands Hospital and other UF-affiliated institutions provide a large, varied selection of clinical materials. Additionally, our laboratory, UF PathLabs, is one of the top referral centers for hematological neoplasias in the Southeast United States, serving the consultation needs of numerous hospitals and clinics.
The Hematopathology Fellowship includes rotations through general hematology and coagulation laboratories. Fellows are expected to participate in investigative activities, which are supported by the Depart6ment’s large tumor repository and well-equipped clinical and research laboratories.
Successful fellowship candidates must be certification-eligible or certified in anatomic, or anatomic and clinical pathology, by the American Board of Pathology. Applicants are required to have passed the first three steps of the United States Medical Licensing Examination.
For International Medical Graduates
The Department requires that all IMG applicants have valid certificates from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates. The University of Florida supports J1 visas but does not support H1B visas.
Completed application packets* must be received by December 1 of the year preceding the start of the fellowship (e.g. For a 2015 – 16 fellowship, applications must be received by Dec. 1, 2013.) and must include a:
- National Standard Application (or National Standard Application);
- Personal statement of interest;
- Curriculum vitae; and
- Three letters of recommendation (addressed to the fellowship director).
Interviews for the fellowship will be completed by March 1 of the year before the start of the fellowship. Candidates are typically notified of their acceptance by late April.
* Electronic submission of fellowship application materials is preferred.
Direct inquiries on the Hematopathology Fellowship to:
Ying Li, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Hematopathology Fellowship Program Director
University of Florida College of Medicine
Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine
P.O. Box 100275
Gainesville, FL 32610
Send completed application packets to:
- Phone: (352) 265-0111, ext. 72039
- Fax: (352) 265-9918