This is a one-year ACGME accredited fellowship offered in laboratory hematology and hematopathology. Training will focus on skills in laboratory methods including automation and instrumentation, interpretation of peripheral blood morphology, performance of bone marrow aspirations and biopsies and their interpretation, and lymph node and spleen pathology. Fellows are also trained in coagulation, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, cytogenetics and molecular biologic techniques related to the diagnosis of hematopoietic disorders. The program is affiliated with the Cancer Institute of New Jersey and supports allogeneic and autologous bone marrow transplant programs. Participation in independent research projects is encouraged. The fellow actively participates in conferences and teaching of pathology residents and medical students.
The teaching Faculty include four board certified hematopathologists, two molecular pathologists and one cytopathologist.
The pathology fellowship training program is located primarily at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey. This site includes Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, the Bristol Meyers Squibb Children’s Hospital, the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, which serve the greater central New Jersey region.