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Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship

Get details on the fellowship program and find out how to apply.

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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)

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All applicants interested in applying must be registered with the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) website. Our NRMP number is #1150326F0.

International applicants

We only accept those who have completed a residency program within the United States. The only visa we accept is a J-1 visa.

What to expect after applying

Following individual review of all completed applications, selected applicants will be contacted for interviews. We are pleased that you are interested in pursuing a career in Pediatric Endocrinology and look forward to hearing from you.

For questions, please contact Program Coordinator, Adriana Gasca.

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