The three-year Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, offers:
- Comprehensive training that enables fellows to develop a broad knowledge base, clinical expertise and judgement in hematology and medical oncology, and prepares fellows to lead a successful career in an academic or community practice setting
- Subspecialty experience and learning multidisciplinary approaches in management of patients with hematologic and oncologic disorders
- Opportunities to acquire skills and develop projects in clinical, basic, translational, and outcomes research in hematology/oncology and present findings in national and international meetings
- Opportunities to teach Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine students, visiting students from other medical schools, and internal medicine residents
Highlights of the fellowship:
- Exposure to all subspecialty fields and varied pathology of hematology/oncology
- Strong and comprehensive didactic curriculum including different conferences and one education half-day a week free from any patient care duties
- About 12 blocks of protected and supported research time
- High emphasis on fellows’ wellness
- Personalized career development plan and mentorship
- Supportive program leadership with open door policy, and involving fellows in decision-making through different committees
- Access to resources of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, which is the first three-site NCI-designated cancer center and is consistently ranked as one of the top three ranked cancer centers in the US.
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.
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.