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Subspecialty Fellowship (PGY7) in Pediatric Hemostasis and Thrombosis

The Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center (HTC) at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s is now accepting applications for a Fellowship in Pediatric Hemostasis and Thrombosis for the 2024-2025 academic year. The Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center is a unique partnership between the Angie Fowler Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Institute and the UH Seidman Cancer Center, providing comprehensive care for children, teens, young adults and adults with congenital thrombotic disorders, bleeding disorders such as von Willebrand disease and hemophilia, and other rare conditions that increase risk for bleeding or thrombosis. The Center is recognized as a regional comprehensive treatment center by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) and emphasizes prevention of longterm complications from intermittent bleeding episodes and clotting events. Clinical investigators lead a large portfolio of industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical trials, providing a robust environment for clinical research, with access to resources through one of the Nation’s largest Clinical and Translational Science Collaboratives (CTSCs) funded by the National Institutes of Health. Candidates will have access to funding to support the pursuit of either a Master’s in Clinical Research or a Master’s in Public Health, and an opportunity to actively engage in translational research.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a CV, a short personal statement and 3 letters of recommendtions to John Letterio, MD, Division Chief: John.Letterio@UHhospitals.org and copy to Administrative Assistant, Suzanne Fortunato: Suzanne.Fortunato@UHhospitals.org

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible / obtain an Ohio medical license.
  • Completed either Pediatrics or Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency.
  • Completed Pediatric Hematology Oncology Fellowship prior to matriculation.
  • American Board of Pediatrics eligible or certified in Pediatric Hematology Oncology prior to matriculation.
  • If not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, able to obtain a current J-1 or H1B VISA.

Program Description and Highlights

  • Customized curriculum to accommodate fellow’s individual interests and background.
  • Participation in research, including basic, clinical or translational, focused on hemostasis and thrombosis.
  • Opportunity to lead a Quality Improvement project.
  • Extensive, in-depth training in pediatric coagulation disorders and in the diagnosis and management of children, teens and young adults with bleeding and thrombotic disorders.
  • Opportunities for elective experience in Adult Hemophilia or Thrombosis and Transfusion Medicine
  • Engagement in outreach clinics, including annual clinics in a large Amish community in rural Ohio.