HematoPathology Fellowship

Program Description

The 1-year ACGME-accredited fellowship offered by the Department of Pathology starts July 1. The fellow would rotate at the 670-bed Methodist University Hospital and the world famous St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, allowing very wholesome training in all aspects of adult and pediatric Hematopathology. The training emphasizes graduated responsibility and aims to produce a life-long learner with expertise in Hematopathology. There exist ample opportunities to develop expertise in bone marrow and lymph node pathology, peripheral smears, coagulation, red cell enzymatic disorders, flowcytometry, immunohistochemistry and conventional and molecular cytogenetics, with a generous case-load and under the supervision of highly trained and experienced Hematopathologists and Molecular Geneticist. The fellow would interact with residents and technologists and clinicians in a close collaborative setting. There would be opportunities to participate in clinical and basic research studies, residency-related conferences and adult and pediatric Hematopathology tumor boards and Coagulation meetings. Memphis is a mid-sized city with a temperate climate and a low cost of living.


Board eligibility or certification in AP and CP.


Commensurate with the level of training.


Applicants should submit a copy of the CV, personal statement of interest and goals, and three letters of reference (directly) to the Residency Program Coordinator. Completed applications must be received by October 31 of the of the year preceding anticipated start date.

Fellowship Program Coordinator
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
930 Madison Ave, Suite 500
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-6344
Fax: (901) 448-6979

Hematopathology Fellowship Staff

Dr. Frank L. White M.D.
Fellowship Director

Dr. Alan D. Boon M.D.
Dr. Margarita Delaossa M.D.
Dr. David K. McGregor M.D.
Dr. Mihaela Onciu M.D.
Dr. Sheila Shurtleff Ph.D.

Contact Us

Pathology Residency/Fellowships

Nadeem Zafar, MD
Program Director
930 Madison Avenue, 5th Floor
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: 901-448-6436
Fax: 901-448-6979
Email: nzafar@uthsc. edu