Western New York Blood Care and the University of Buffalo

Call for Applications / Rosemary "Penny" Holmberg Clinical Fellowship in Hemostasis and Thrombosis 

Western New York Blood Care (formerly the Hemophilia Center of WNY) in conjunction with the University at Buffalo is now accepting applications for the Rosemary "Penny" Holmberg one-year Fellowship in Hemostasis and Thrombosis for the 2022-2023 academic year. Fellows, as PGY7, will have clinical responsibilities (inpatient and outpatient), dedicated research time, and mentorship to provide guidance and directed learning.  There are specific curriculum tracks for adult and pediatric trainees.

To apply, please send your updated CV, Personal Statement, and three (3) Letters of Recommendation by October 30, 2021, to Margaret Braymiller, Fellowship Coordinator, at [email protected].  

Your personal statement of intent should describe your reasons for pursuing the Fellowship, along with your career goals and plans and how these may be enhanced by the Fellowship.  Finally, include three references from your Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Training program, including mailing address, phone, and email address.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must have completed an accredited fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, or Hematology/Oncology or Hematology, have passed the certifying examination of the American Board of Internal Medicine or Pediatrics, and be board-eligible to take the Pediatric Hematology Oncology Exam or Hematology subspecialty exam of the American Board of Internal Medicine by the start date of the Fellowship.  Applicants must also be eligible for licensure as a physician in the state of New York and qualify for a DEA license.

Program Highlights:

  • Provide training specific to coagulation disorders and expertise in the diagnosis and management of persons with bleeding and thrombotic disorders in both inpatient and outpatient setting 
  • Rotate across various institutions on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus including Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Oishei Children’s Hospital, and Gates Vascular Institute    
  • Potential for away rotations with collaborators including Mary Gooley Hemophilia Center and McMaster University  
  • Specialized coagulation laboratory experience in the Hemostasis Thrombosis lab of WNY and participation in research focused on hemostasis and thrombosis 
  • Specialty Clinic Rotations: 
    • Pediatric and Adult Hemophilia Comprehensive Clinic 
    • Women and Bleeding Disorders Clinic (SHE clinic) 
    • Vascular Anomalies Clinic
    • Vascular Surgery Clinic 

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