Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, the fellow has his or her desk and microscope (if applicable) for the year and is issued a computer with internet access and all necessary pathology software applications.
Conference attendance is an important aspect of fellowship training, allowing for educational and networking opportunities in the fellow's subspecialty of choice.
$1,800 is allocated for pathology textbooks, professional organization dues, board review course or scientific meeting and travel expenses.
Four calendar weeks (20 days total) of paid time off is provided each academic year to cover vacations, interview travel and conference attendance (additional time is provided to attend conferences as approved by the fellowship program director). Additional paid absences are granted for those taking an American Board of Pathology examination, presenting an abstract at a scientific meeting or participating as a committee member of a national pathology organization. In addition, fellows have 5 days of sick leave each year.
In addition to allotted vacation paid time off for vacation and interview travel.
Additional time is provided to attend conferences as approved by the fellowship program director.
Parking and lab coats are provided for fellows free of charge. The parking structure is across the street from the hospital.
The Cedars-Sinai Work & Life Matters program is the institutional employee assistance program. It provides comprehensive, fully integrated work-life services for employees and their dependents (including domestic partners), and includes assistance in finding apartments, childcare and counseling.
Have Questions or Need Help?
If you have questions or would like to learn more about the Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Program at Cedars-Sinai, please call or send a message to Program Coordinator, Jean Havercroft.
Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship
Pacific Theater Building, 5th Floor
116 N. Robertson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90069