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The Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, is a three-year comprehensive training program that enables fellows to develop a broad knowledge base, clinical expertise, and judgment in hematology/oncology, and acquire skills and develop projects in clinical, basic, translational and outcomes research in hematology/oncology. The program prepares trainees to lead a successful career in academic or community practice settings and fosters lifelong learning and inquiry habits.

Unique program opportunities: 

  • Comprehensive clinical training with subspecialty experience and learning multidisciplinary approaches in management of patients with hematologic and oncologic disorders
  • About 13 blocks of protected and supported research time, during which fellows acquire research skills, develop research projects under close mentorship of faculty members, present outcomes at scientific meetings, and ultimately publish findings in peer-reviewed journals
  • Strong and comprehensive didactic curriculum including different conferences and one education half-day a week free from any patient care duties 
  • High emphasis on fellows’ wellness
  • Personalized career development plan and mentorship
  • Supportive program leadership with an open-door policy, and involving fellows in decision-making through different committees
  • Opportunities to teach Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine students and Mayo Clinic internal medicine residents
  • Access to resources of the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, which is the first three-site NCI-designated cancer center and is consistently ranked as one of the top-ranked cancer centers in the U.S.

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Two doctors from the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship program in Jacksonville, Florida, are performing a training lab exercise.

Your training experience

As a fellow at Mayo Clinic, you'll have access to robust clinical, educational, and research resources. You'll find support both inside and outside of the campus to promote physical and mental wellness and ensure your work/life balance.

Rami Manochakian, M.D.


This program fulfills the requirements for training as stated by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.


After successfully completing the program, fellows are eligible to take the subspecialty examinations in hematology and medical oncology offered by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Program history

The Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida began in 1996 with one fellow a year. Currently, the program has three fellows per year.

Prior fellowship graduates have pursued successful careers in academic hematology/oncology as well as in community practice settings, and some have become Mayo Clinic faculty.

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