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Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine Fellowship

amal hejab asfa-posterThe one-year ACGME-accredited Fellowship in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, based at Hoxworth Blood Center/University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center, is designed to offer physicians career development training that will enable them to assume leadership positions as Directors or Medical Directors of regional or community blood centers or hospital transfusion services. Each year Hoxworth provides approximately 300,000 blood components to 31 area hospitals.

This setting provides a unique environment for clinical training including:

  • Donor selection
  • Therapeutic and component apheresis
  • Transfusion practices
  • Neonatal and pediatric transfusion practices
  • Transfusion support for oncology patients
  • Transfusion reaction investigations
  • Hemolytic disease of the newborn
  • Autoimmune hemolytic anemias
  • Cellular therapies
  • Solid organ transplantation
  • Blood component therapy
  • Trauma and emergency medicine
  • Coagulation and hemorrhagic disorders

Dr Hope HastingsHoxworth also provides the transfusion services for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.  For further information please visit our fellowship website.

Current Fellow: Dr. Hope Hastings


Department of
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

UC Health University Hospital
Laboratory Medicine Building,
Suite 110
234 Goodman Street
Cincinnati, OH 45219-0533

Phone: (513) 584-7284
Fax: (513) 584-3892