A one-year ACGME accredited blood banking and transfusion medicine fellowship provides a broad range of experiences in a large medical center setting. Institutional services include a regional trauma center and extensive tertiary care in pediatrics, medicine, surgery, and obstetrics/gynecology. Fellowship experience will include donor room, therapeutic apheresis, photopheresis, cytopheresis, pre-transfusion testing, transfusion medicine consultation, reference service antibody problems, HLA testing, frozen red cell inventory, autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplant program, autologous/allogenic bone marrow transplantation, and blood center operations. Teaching assignments, along with a research project, are a central part of the program. Candidates should gain the skills necessary to function as medical directors of hospital blood banks or as directors of community-based blood centers.
Augusta, second largest city in Georgia, is located on the south bank of the Savannah River midway between the Great Smokey Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. It is a growing and thriving city with a metropolitan- area population of around 500,000, and recently ranked the second most favorable place to live in Georgia. The city has an active cultural life including symphony and ballet organizations, a choral society, and theatre groups as well as excellent outdoor activities. Nearby Clarks Hill Lake has 1,000 miles of shoreline for recreation; and the Atlantic Coast and the Great Smokey Mountains are three hours away by automobile. Augusta is also world- renowned as the home of the Masters Golf Tournament.
Applicants must be board-eligible or board-certified in AP/CP or CP.
Salary will be commensurate with applicant's level of training.
The Standardized Application for Pathology Fellowships from the College of American Pathologists
Recommendation LEtters (minimum of 3 and one of which must be from your Residency Program Director)
ECFMG Certification (if applicable)
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University Fellowship Application
Roni Bollag, MD, PhD
Professor, Section of Clinical Pathology
Program Contact Information:
Pathology, 1120 15th Street, BF-103B
Augusta, GA 30912-3600
Phone: (706) 721-5118
Fax: (706) 721-2358