The Pediatric Immunotherapy Fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is a 1-2 year continuing post-specialty clinical training program intended for physicians trained in pediatric oncology who want an in-depth exposure to tumor immunotherapy. The goal of this training program is to train the fellow to translate immunotherapy strategies from the laboratory to the patient, including but not limited to clinical trial design, protocol development, Investigational New Drug (IND) application, and execution of clinical trials. The clinical focus will primarily be neuroblastoma, with occasional overlap with sarcoma, brain tumors and certain leukemias. Applicants for this program must have completed their residency training in pediatrics, plus fellowship training in pediatric hematology/oncology or pediatric neuro-oncology. Foreign applicants with equivalent qualifications are also eligible to apply.
Program Director: Nai-Kong Cheung, MD, PhD
How to Apply: Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation (one of which must be from the applicant’s Program Director or Department Chair), a curriculum vitae, and a one page personal statement. All items can be submitted via PDF to the Education Program Coordinator, David Meni at firstname.lastname@example.org. (Letters of recommendation can be emailed, however they must display an original signature and be sent directly by the recommending party).
Eligibility: Applicants should have completed training in an ACGME-accredited Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship and must have completed USMLE Steps I,II and III. Foreign medical graduates with equivalent qualifications are also eligible to apply and must have completed all three of the USMLE examinations, a CSA exam, and hold a valid ECFMG certificate.
Additional Salary Information: Consistent with PGY Level
Internal Number: 3
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