Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas’ Hematopathology Fellows rotate through the following:
Bone marrow and lymph node morphology – six months
Flow Cytometry – one month
Molecular pathology and cytogenetics – one month
Coagulation – one month
Pediatric hematopathology – one month
General laboratory hematology/lab management – one month
Elective-special interest rotation – one month
A one-month elective or special interest rotation is available.
The fellow is encouraged to participate in an academic project resulting in a publication and/or presentation.
Other facilities available for training include Medfusion laboratory and Cook Children’s pediatric hospital.
Rotations average one month at a time. Bone marrow cases for fellows average five per day with one to two lymphoid tissues/cytology specimens per day. There is no significant call for our Hematopathology fellow.
Conferences include a weekly hematology/oncology conference and a weekly hematopathology education conference.