Applicants for the Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine fellowship program must meet one of the following:

*Successful completion of at least two years of clinical pathology education in pathology residency program that satisfies the requirements in III.A.1 Common Program Requirements (
*Certification or eligibility for certification by the ABPath or American Osteopathic Board of Pathology in anatomic pathology or in clinical pathology.
*Certification or eligibility for certification by a member board of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or a certifying board of the American Osteopathic Association in specialty or subspeciality deemed eligible for certification in blood banking/transfusion medicine by the ABPath. A list of those certifications are: ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis), ABCRS (American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery), ABIM (American Board of Internal Medicine),  ABNS (American Board of Neurological Surgery), ABOG (American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology), ABOS (American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery), ABP (American Board of Pediatrics), ABPS (American Board of Physician Specialties), ABS (American Board of Surgery), ABTS (America Board of Thoracic Surgery), or a subspeciality in Hematology from any ABMS Member Board.

Applicants need to submit a complete application package to Dani Blum.  The package includes  the CAP standardized fellowship application form, a curriculum vitae, personal statement, United States Medical Licensing Examination summary sheet showing  results (parts 1,2 and 3), AP/CP board certification (if applicable), Dean's Letter, Medical School transcript, Medical School diploma and three letters of recommendation.  The personal statement should include a brief overview of the applicant's interest, related experiences, and long term career goals.  The three letters of recommendation should include one letter from the current Program Director, and two from other physicians or graduate advisors who know the applicant well, international medical graduates must also submit a copy of a valid Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate.

Dani Blum
DPMI Fellowship Programs Coordinator
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
983135 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-3135
Phone: 402-559-2719