Fellowship in Pediatric Cellular Therapy and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
December 22, 2017
New York, New York
Full Time - Experienced
The Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Service at MSKCC offers a 1-2 year fellowship for qualified physicians trained in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology who wish to pursue further training in adoptive cellular therapies and stem cell transplantation. The program performs approximately 60 allogeneic transplants a year and treats patients with a variety of adoptive cellular therapies. Fellows are trained in all aspects of conventional, T cell depleted and cord blood transplantation as well as in TCR, CAR T cell therapies and NK therapies. Fellows will participate in both inpatient and outpatient care settings, and are expected to become involved with some aspect of clinical research. In addition they are exposed to lab-based aspects of the program including NK cell and HLA genotyping; detection of donor/host chimerism; marrow and PBSC collection, processing, and cryopreservation; graft fractionation including selection of CD34+ primitive progenitors, T cell depletion, the isolation of selected cells such as NK cells and antigen-specific T cells for adoptive immunotherapy; and assessment of immune reconstitution. Broadening the fellow’s experience are weekly rounds and conferences attended by members of the pediatric as well as adult stem cell transplant services.
Applicants should have completed training in an ACGME-accredited Pediatric Hematology/Oncology program and USMLE examinations (I, II, III). Foreign medical graduates with equivalent qualifications are also eligible to apply. They must have completed all three of the USMLE examinations, a CSA exam, and hold a valid ECFMG certificate. Our fellowship is not ACGME-accredited.
Applicants are required to submit a Personal Statement, CV, and 3 Letters of Recommendation. Interested applicants should contact David Meni (firstname.lastname@example.org) with their CV, prior to proceeding.
If accepted, fellows should be ready to begin this fellowship in July, 2018.
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