Prerequisite for admission includes a Ph.D. in immunology or related degree with at least on year of postdoctoral training in immunology, or a medical degree (M.D.) or equivalent with residency in internal medicine, pediatrics, or at least two years of research experience in immunology. The histocompatibility and immunogenetics training will be performed according to the American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) Director Training Program guidelines with the possibility of taking the American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ABHI) examination and obtaining accreditation as an ASHI-approved laboratory director. Applicants for this track must fulfill all requirements defined by the Accreditation Review Board and the Directors Training Review and Credentialing Committee of ASHI.

CPEP requires that applicants for its accredited program complete the ASM online application form and pay a $100 fee. Only applications submitted via ASM will be considered for these positions.

J-1 Visa

The J-1 visa is the required visa for international trainees. This policy is governed by the University of Utah Office of Graduate Medical Education and applies to all Department of Pathology fellowships, regardless of program accreditation or associated degree type.

Application Materials

The program is not currently accepting applications. Interested candidates should submit an application, a letter of interest including a personal statement, curriculum vitae (including education, degrees, internships, residencies, etc.), copies of college transcripts (graduate and undergraduate) as well as three letters of recommendation through the CPEP online submission portal for its postgraduate fellowship training programs.


The University of Utah School of Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran’s status.

Contact Us

Coordinating Faculty
Fellowship Director: Eszter Lazar-Molnar, PhD., D(ABMLI), D(ABHI)

For more information and to submit application, contact the following:
Mishka Foster
Fellowship Coordinator

ARUP Laboratories

500 Chipeta Way - MS 115

Salt Lake City, UT 84108


Phone: 801-583-2787 ext. 4505
Fax 801-584-5207