The Hematopathology Fellowship Program at City of Hope is a one-year ACGME accredited fellowship that emphasizes diagnostic neoplastic hematopathology, and is designed for fellows interested in either academic or community practice careers. Supporting one of the largest bone marrow transplantation programs in the United States, and enjoying an active consultation service, the division evaluates over 3,000 diagnostic specimens involving peripheral blood, bone marrow, lymph node and extranodal tissues. Multiparameter studies are stressed including analyses by morphology, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, cytogenetic and molecular techniques, all supported by active in-house laboratories. Fellows may also participate in clinical and basic research performed within the division.
Lawrence Weiss, M.D. Department Chair
Karl Gaal, M.D. Fellowship Program Director and Section Head, Hematopathology
Karen Chang, M.D. Division Chief, Clinical Pathology
Qin Huang, M.D., Ph.D. Director Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
Young Kim, M.D. Staff Hematopathologist
Candidates must have completed 3 years of Anatomic Pathology or 2 years of Clinical Pathology and 2 years of Anatomic Pathology training, and be eligible for a California medical license.
Up to 3 ACGME accredited positions are available each year. For positions beginning in July, please send a brief cover letter, three (3) reference letters, and C.V. a year and a half in advance (e.g. by Dec 2010 for July 2012 start date) to:
Karl Gaal, M.D.
Hematopathology Fellowship Program Director
Dept of Pathology
City of Hope National Medical Center
Duarte, CA 91010