Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship

The field of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology encompasses a broad array of disorders of children and adolescents with cancer and non-malignant disorders of the blood and blood-forming tissues. The intent of the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology fellowship Program is to train physician scientists, with the following attributes:
1) Skill in the prevention, diagnosis and management of disease so as to provide comprehensive, compassionate care for children and adolescents
2) Ability to contribute to the progress of the field through research
3) Ability to understand and interpret the research of others, and to integrate that understanding into their own practice
4) Excellence in teaching of medical students, residents and colleagues

UIC/Rush/Stroger Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Program Highlights:

    • – Uniquely integrated program spanning three major hospitals of the Illinois Medical District
    • – State and Federally funded Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center
    • – Federally funded Comprehensive Hemophilia and Thrombophilia Treatment Center
               – Member of the Children’s Oncology Group (COG)

Mary Lou Schmidt, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Division Head
Program Director,  Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program



Adriana Gasca
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program
University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Pediatrics (MC 856)
840 South Wood Street
Chicago, Illinois 60612
Phone: (312) 996-9693
Fax: (312) 996-8218