Why Fellows Choose Penn Medicine
Penn Hematology/Oncology offers outstanding fellowship training programs in clinical and investigative areas. Penn’s program attracts fellowship applicants from top-ranked universities throughout the world who are interested in careers in academic medicine.
Penn Hematology/Oncology offers:
- Fellowship programs designed to provide participants the foundation for lifelong careers in clinical practice and research.
- Program directors who are dedicated to the development, guidance and mentoring of fellows.
- The opportunity to train in a wide variety of laboratories within the University of Pennsylvania, Abramson Cancer Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Wistar Institute
- A collaborative practice and research environment that fosters productive interactions among fellow trainees and physicians from other medical disciplines and faculty from other departments within the University.
- Access to several prestigious Master's degree training programs for advanced training in biostatistics, epidemiology, translational research and health policy.
- High recruitment rates of fellows for leadership positions in academic medicine.
Penn's Division of Hematology/Oncology offers a three-year combined fellowship in hematology and medical oncology that provides outstanding balanced training spanning solid tumors, hematologic malignancies, blood and marrow transplantation, and benign or 'classical' hematology.
Our fellowship instills excellence in both the clinical and the investigative arenas. Our aim is to produce pioneering thinkers, top-notch clinicians, and investigative innovators who will become the next generation of leaders in academic hematology and medical oncology.
The hematology/oncology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania offers the opportunity to learn in a unique, collegial, and intellectually vibrant environment, allowing talented and motivated individuals to gain skill sets that position them to become leaders in the field of hematology/oncology.
Fellows receive clinical training through a wide range of experiences in benign hematology, hematologic malignancies, stem cell transplantation, and solid tumor oncology, as well as research training in a variety of "dry" and "wet" lab settings.
Classical (Non-Malignant) Hematology Program
The non-malignant hematology program is currently supported by NIH-funded research training grants in hematology, oncology, pathology and epidemiology.