This fellowship is designed to provide clinical and research exposure that allows for the development of subspecialist academicians adept in laboratory and/or clinical research, coupled with superior patient management skills.
Training in Pediatric Hematology is under the direction of James F. Casella, M.D., chief of Pediatric Hematology and co-director of Fellowship Training at JHU. Training in Pediatric Oncology at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is under the direction of Dr. Alan Wayne, co-director of Fellowship Training and Clinical Director of the Pediatric Oncology Branch (POB). Seven fellows per year are selected via the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) to train each year in the program. The first year of the fellowship is largely clinical with inpatient and outpatient exposure at JHU and the NIH. The second and third years are focused research years allowing for training in laboratory and/or clinical research.