Transfusion Medicine Fellowship

Next opening: 2026-2027


This Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Program provides experience in all aspects of blood banking in a tertiary care hospital which houses a multi-organ transplant center, including bone marrow transplantation, a large hematology/oncology service and an extensive surgical program. The blood bank provides over 100,000 units of blood and components annually, and includes an AABB-accredited Reference Laboratory. The Apheresis Procedures Unit affords the candidate excellent experience in therapeutic apheresis, HPC collection and LDL apheresis. The program also provides for experience in perinatal transfusion, coagulation, histocompatibility testing, and HPC processing. Exposure to all aspects of blood procurement is provided through the cooperative participation of the American Red Cross Southeastern Michigan Blood Services. Graded assumption of responsibility for medical, administrative and instructional activities by the fellow is encouraged. Research opportunities are provided commensurate with the fellow's interest and experience.

Candidates must be certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Pathology or other major specialty board, meet the eligibility requirements of the ACGME and Department of Pathology and be licensed or eligible for licensure, to practice medicine in the State of Michigan.  Candidates must be US citizens, legal permanent residents (green card holders) or J1 visa holders. 

The U-M accepts degrees from colleges and universities listed on the Medical Schools Recognized by the Medical Board of California list. Candidates must have graduated from a medical school found on the California approved list, affiliation with a school on the approved list is NOT sufficient.   Medical Schools Recognized by the Medical Board of California

The following list of osteopathic medical schools are also accepted American Osteopathic Medical School List

Applications:  Fellowship applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until available positions are filled.  Applications will be reviewed once ALL required documents listed below are received:  

  • completed fellowship application
  • current CV
  • three letters of recommendation

Applications should be submitted online: Click Here


The University of Michigan offers highly competitive salaries and tremendous benefits to our residents/fellows. An overview of salary, benefits and employment eligibility is available on the GME Office website, under “Prospective Residents/Fellows”.

 Questions: Please contact Program Administrator Britney Doulos at