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Program Strengths

  • Skilled and mature academic Gynecologic Cancer Surgeons who have a temporally proven commitment to excellence in Patient Care, the Academic Pursuits, and Education that can serve as Mentors
  • The full breadth and depth of expertise of the non-Gynecologic Oncologist fellowship faculty members. These non-Gynecologic Oncologist faculty members include: a Medical Oncologist, Radiation Oncologist, Hepato-biliary Surgical Oncologist, experts in Molecular Biology and Vaccine Research, as well as a World Famous epidemiologist and an individual who is widely recognized as being, if not the pre-eminent Gynecologic Pathologist, one of the leading Gynecologic Pathologists in North America.
  • Faculty members who are full-time NCI scientist/investigators who bring not only a unique vision, but access and exposure to resources to which fellows are rarely exposed.
  • Patient volume and mix, both of disease processes and socio-cultural demographics, such that the Fellow is fully exposed to all diseases that a Gynecologic Oncologist must be expert at managing.
  • An opportunity to spend "discovery" block time in one of numerous disciplines:
    • Public Health
  • Cancer Control and Prevention Access to Care
  • Outcomes Research
  • International Women's Cancer Care: focus on Developing Countries
  • Health Care Financing
    • Basic Laboratory Sciences
  • Growth factor and bio-marker expression and oncogenesis
  • Cancer immunology and vaccine development
  • Unique resources available at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Medical Institutions:
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health
    • Johns Hopkins Program in International Education in Gyn/Ob (JHPIEGO)
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Accounting and Business Administration
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Proximity to the NCI
  • As part of our commitment to innovation, education and patient- and family-centered care, we have recently expanded and updated our facilities. Residents, fellows and patients are directly benefiting from these advancements within the new Sheikh Zayed Tower at Johns Hopkins Hospital. With 355 private rooms, state of the art imaging, surgical technology and operating rooms and a beautiful new labor suite, the Zayed Tower offers the opportunity for enhanced educational opportunities for gynecologic oncology fellows and a modern healing environment for patients. 
  • The operating rooms are equipped with the most state of the art laparoscopic equipment, surgical beds and seven da Vinci surgical robotic platforms.
  • NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with all of the anticipated shared core-facilities, which is part of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.
  • Total integration of the Training Program into the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Medical Institutions (JHMI)-Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) Gynecology and Obstetrics universe. JHMI-GBMC has a completely integrated Residency Review Committee approved, four year Obstetrics and Gynecology post-graduate training program extant.
  • Minimal distance (9.5 miles) and travel time (20 minutes during peak traffic volume) between facilities.
  • A relatively inexpensive community in which to live.
  • The opportunity to participate in a formally structured and funded international health care experience.
  • The cultural and geographic advantages of the Greater Baltimore-Washington area.
  • The high-quality of JHMI residents.