Mayo Clinic offers a one- or two-year Hematopathology Fellowship that prepares you for a career in the diagnostic and research aspects of hematopathology. Your training includes lymph node and bone marrow pathology and experience in a busy clinical laboratory. You have the opportunity to study a wide variety of hematologic disorders.
During your training, you are exposed to the entire spectrum of laboratory hematology, including:
- Peripheral blood smear and bone marrow pathology
- Lymph node pathology
- Ancillary techniques of cytochemistry, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, fluorescence in situ hybridization and molecular genetics
- Detection and characterization of red blood cell abnormalities, including hemoglobinopathies, thalassemias, enzyme deficiencies and membrane disorders
- Thrombosis and hemostasis
- Automated cell counting
- Bone marrow collections
The Hematopathology Fellowship is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
When you successfully complete this fellowship, you will meet the hematology certification requirements of The American Board of Pathology.
The Hematopathology Fellowship was accredited in 1990 and since that time, 31 trainees have completed their training in this program.