The Emory University Affiliated Hospitals Hematology and Oncology Subspecialty Fellow Training Program is an ABIM-approved three year combined Hematology and Oncology Program targeting qualified fellows each year. To be accepted into the program, the candidate residents are MDs with Board Certification in Internal Medicine, or have completed their training and intend to become certified in Internal Medicine. The training program comprises 18 months of in-hospital clinical rotations, 0 to 6 months of elective/clinical rotations, and 12 to 18 months of laboratory or clinical research experience, continuity clinics and planned didactic conferences and lectures throughout the 3-year program. The first year comprises inpatient clinical rotations. After the first year, Dr. Arellano, Program Director, with the approval of the Fellowship Training Committee, may modify subsequent sequencing of electives, remaining in-hospital rotations, and research activities for individual fellows to accommodate special circumstances or interests during the second and third years of the program. However, the 12 months of research time is generally not interrupted by clinical or elective rotations. Fellow stipends are supported by Emory University Affiliated Hospitals for the two years of direct clinical training. The additional year of research time is supported by sponsoring investigators’ research grants or by other resources. Each Hematology-Oncology fellow receives support to attend one professional meeting each year, such as the American Society of Hematology(ASH) or American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Funding for additional meetings may be obtained for fellows who present at the meeting (s) per approval of the Program Director. Each fellow is nominated for professional membership to ASH and ASCO.
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