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James P. Wilmot Cancer Center

Our application is open July through September.

Education / Graduate Medical Education / Prospective Fellows / Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship Program

Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship Program

Megan Baumgart

Megan Baumgart, M.D.

Program Director

Welcome from the Program Director

Welcome to our program! The Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program at the University of Rochester Medical Center is a three-year ACGME-accredited training program designed to provide the highest level of training for MD or MD/PhD fellows to become the next generation of leaders in clinical and laboratory investigation, clinical care, and education.

Our diverse patient population, combined with renowned expert clinicians, affords unparalleled opportunities for complex specialized care, and fosters an environment to grow productive academic careers in diverse areas including clinical or translational cancer research, therapeutic clinical trials, geriatric oncology, basic science research, education, and cancer disparities.

Why Choose Our Program? 

The Wilmot Cancer Institute, home to the University of Rochester’s Hematology and Oncology Fellowship Program, serves over 3 million people in nearly 30,000 square miles of western and central New York. The Wilmot Cancer Institute provides care for nearly 20,000 new cancer cases annually. Wilmot also houses one of upstate New York’s largest blood and marrow transplant programs and CAR-T cell therapy.

We provide a unique training environment that gives robust exposure to highly complex cases, therapeutic clinical trials, high-level multidisciplinary tumor boards, and unparalleled access to clinical, basic, and translational research.

We are committed to mentorship and career development of our fellows, who will have the opportunity to work alongside a multitude of highly experienced and world-renowned sub-specialists in solid tumor and hematologic malignancies. With over 50 faculty in the Division of Hematology and Oncology, the fellowship program boasts a fellows/faculty ratio of 1:10, underscoring the vast opportunities for clinical expertise, research, and professional development.


Our Program by the Numbers


Fellows per Year

1 :10

Ratio of Fellows/Faculty


New Cancer Cases/Year

3 million

Population Served

Hear Why We are the Perfect Size

At a Glance


Lear about our fellowship curriculum and mentored tracks


See our research programs and find out more about research faculty

Living in Rochester

Learn more about what it's like to be a Fellow and about living in Rochester

Take a Tour with Mohammed, Jodi and Bahar

Meet Our Fellows

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