Pathology Fellowship Programs

The Department of Pathology offers one-year fellowship positions in the following areas:

Hematopathology Fellowship Program:

The Department of Pathology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) offers a one-year, fully accredited fellowship in hematology/hematopathology with an optional non-accredited second year. Training includes laboratory hematology, interpretation of tissue biopsies performed for hematolymphoid disorders and experimental hematology. The first year of fellowship training includes core rotations in the clinical hematology laboratory at University Hospital and the flow cytometry, molecular diagnostics and cytogenetics laboratories in the South Texas Reference Laboratories at UTHSCSA. Clinical training includes interpretation of peripheral blood films, body fluid preparations, bone marrow aspirates and biopsies, lymph node and other tissue diagnosis, work-up of patients with hemostasis/thrombosis disorders, flow cytometry immunophenotyping, cytogenetics, molecular diagnostics, and immunohistochemistry. The fellow actively participates in teaching medical students and residents, and makes a presentation to the San Antonio Society of Pathologists. The second year of non-accredited fellowship training includes nine months dedicated to research in hematopathology and three months signing out as a junior attending. The hematology fellowship program is directed by Dr. Marsha C. Kinney. The fellow is jointly supervised by the faculty in hematopathology.

Number of positions:Two


Requirements: Board eligibility or certification in anatomic and clinical pathology.

Stipends: Commensurate with level of training, (Click here to view current Benefits)


Information on Living in San Antonio.


Current Hematopathology Fellow

Photo of Cynthia Forker Cynthia Forker, MD

Fellowship: Cytopathology, University of Texas Health, San Antonio, TX, 2017
Fellowship: Surgical Pathology, University of Texas Health, San Antonio, TX, 2016
Residency: East Tennessee State University, 2015
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean, Netherlands Antilles, 2011
Undergraduate: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
I am looking forward to learning a variety of different aspects of pathology while on my fellowship here in San Antonio. In my spare time, I enjoy warm weather, gardening, beaches, photography, and movies.


Send inquiries to:

Kenneth Holder, MD

Assistant Professor and Director Hematopathology Fellowship

Department of Pathology

University of Texas Health Science Center

7703 Floyd Curl Drive

San Antonio, TX 78229-3900

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