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Information for Applicants

Thank you for your interest in the Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellowship Program in the Weill Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. This is a fully accredited three-year fellowship program leading to board eligibility in hematology and medical oncology. The division is comprised of 40 full-time faculty members, all of whom are involved in the training program.

Four fellows are matriculated into the program each year. The fellowship is structured in three one-year blocks. During the first year fellows rotate among the various inpatient and outpatient hematology-oncology clinical services of the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, an 850-bed academic hospital on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The second year of the Hematology/Medical Oncology Training Program consists primarily of supervised laboratory and/or translational clinical research. With the guidance of mentors, fellows gain experience in research design, research methodology and interpretation of data. Interested fellows are encouraged to simultaneously pursue a master's in Clinical Investigation at the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences.

During the third year of training fellows are encouraged to continue their research projects as well as consolidate their educational experiences in the diagnosis and management of hematologic and oncologic disorders. Third-year fellows have the opportunity to take clinical electives and to continue their rotations through both the inpatient and outpatient clinical services. Throughout the three years of training each fellow manages his or her own panel of hematology/oncology patients in the weekly Fellows’ Continuity Clinic, supervised by attending hematologist-oncologists.

Our Fellowship Program participates in the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).

A completed application consists of all ERAS requirements, including:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • USMLE Scores
  • Residency Program Director’s Letter of Recommendation
  • 2 Additional Letters of Recommendation
  • Photograph
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Medical School Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
    Note: If your medical school does not provide MSPEs, please submit a statement in lieu of the form to ERAS.
  • Personal Statement

Applications that do not have all of the above components will not be considered.

Internal applicants: please note that NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center does not sponsor H-1B visas. We accept J-1 visas only.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Ronald J. Scheff, M.D.
Director, Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellowship Program

Contact Information

Hematology & Medical Oncology

David M. Nanus, M.D., Interim Chief

Hematology & Medical Oncology Fellowship

Ronald Scheff, M.D., Program Director

Sarah Ahmad, Fellowship Coordinator
Tel: (212) 746-2061
Fax: (212) 746-8866

Instructions for Applicants

For Fellowship Start Date of July 1, 2017

Application Deadline: August 31, 2016
Interview Dates: September - November 2016

Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)
Program Code: 1553531051

National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)
Match Number: 1492155F1

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