Postdoctoral training in clinical chemistry will be entirely on
campus at UTMB. The patient population at UTMB is excellent with a
full range of pediatric and adult medical and surgical cases.
Postdoctoral fellows will train with pathology residents.
Responsibilities include seminars, selected medical lectures, journal
club, selected topics in laboratory management, night call and
clinical rounds. Management experience is incorporated into both
years of training. Fellows also present lectures in selected topics,
participate in the division's Director On-Call Service, and are
assigned specific sections of the laboratory where they have technical
Special strengths of the UTMB program include scheduled didactic
lectures, ward rounds, and scheduled rotation through all areas of
the laboratory in the first six months, yearly in-service
examinations, and use of state-of-the-art instrumentation. The
fellows are also required to be involved in basic and applied research
projects with focus in the areas of intracellular ions homeostasis,
molecular toxicology, proteomics and pharmacogenomics.