ALL Hematopathology Fellowship

Annual specimen volume includes more than 2,800 bone marrow biopsies and more than 1,200 lymph node biopsies. The program teaches the principles of laboratory management and is designed to prepare the fellow for community hospital or academic practice.


  • Two, one-year ACGME-accredited fellowships.


  • Review and preparation of routine case material; initial review of consultation material.
  • Independent review of blood smear, body fluid and special red cell studies.
  • Interdepartmental conference presentation with attending supervision.
  • Resident teaching.
  • Participation in quality assurance and management projects in the Hematology laboratory.
  • Preparation of interpretive coagulation consultation reports.
  • Participation in available research opportunities, publications and local and national presentations is expected.


  • Completion of an ACGME-accredited Anatomic, Clinical or combined Anatomic/Clinical Pathology residency.



Fellowship Program Director
Megan Nakashima, MD

Program Coordinator
Kristen Smith, BS
Education Coordinator, Center for Pathology Education
Robert J. Tomsich Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute
Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Avenue, L-13
Cleveland, OH 44195
Telephone: 216.445.2125
Fax: 216.444.6715