Professor | Head, Hematology Division, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology | Chief of Service, Harborview Clinical Laboratories | Laboratory Director, Hematology and Coagulation Laboratories, UW Medical Center - Montlake and HMC
Clinical Assistant Professor | Associate Director, Seattle Children's Hospital Cell Markers Laboratory
Professor | Section Head, Pathology; Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
David Gajzer, MD
The Hematopathology Fellowship at the University of Washington is an ACGME-accredited one-year program that provides training in the clinical and laboratory diagnosis of hematologic malignancies, hemoglobinopathies and hemolytic syndromes, hemostasis and thrombosis, and general hematology. Training is provided in all the major diagnostic techniques, including flow cytometry and clinical molecular diagnosis. The fellowship consists of a structured intensive core rotation through the clinical areas listed above as well as two months of elective time. A major goal of the fellowship is mastery of a hematopathology area leading to publication in quality journals. The fellowship should prepare the trainee for successful completion of the hematology examination given by the American Board of Pathology. Trainees who are interested in pursuing a research career are encouraged to spend at least one additional year training and developing a research program. 2 positions/year.
- To educate trainees for proficiency (independent sign-out) in clinical hematopathology and diagnostic hematopathology
- To provide trainees with the skills to effectively address a research question
- To provide trainees with the knowledge and experience to function as director of a clinical laboratory
Applicants are expected to have completed the training required for certification in Clinical and/or Anatomic Pathology by the American Board of Pathology. This requirement may be waived by the Program Director in exceptional cases.
Stipend & Benefits
Appointment is for one year and is subject to renewal for a second year. Salary and benefits are based on the schedule for residents at an equivalent level. Fellows are encouraged to apply for extramural funding if additional years of research training are desired.
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Dr. Alireza Torabi, MD, PhD
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