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Curriculum

Mentored Tracks

Fellows select mentored tracks based on discussion with program leadership during initial year of fellowship and their overall career goals. All fellows complete requirements for double- or single-ABIM boarding.

Clinical Investigator Track

Fellows will engage in clinical training and research in a disease subspecialty with an identified mentor. Fellows will have increasing disease-specific clinical responsibility and scholarly activities in years 2 and 3. Protected time is provided for success in these goals. Specifically, fellows will:  

  • Select 2-4 half-day outpatient clinics per week
  • Run the fellows Benign Hematology clinic (6 months)
  • Participate in inpatient Hematology/Oncology Consult Service, Hematologic Malignancies, Bone Marrow Transplant services
  • Receive focused didactics/workshops in Study design and conduct, Leadership, Biostatistics, Grant Writing, Bioinformatics, Conduct of Clinical Research, and other areas. Opportunities for Master’s degree also exist
  • Select a career focus from a variety of areas including clinical research (clinical trials), qualitative research, outcomes and disparities research, quality assurance research, education, and many other domains
  • Have a well-defined research project(s) updated regularly with deadlines for research milestones
  • Submit their work as abstract submissions to national and international meetings
  • Be mentored on author manuscript submission, intramural and extramural grant submissions (Wilmot, YIA, Pilot)

Clinician Track

Fellows will engage in deepening expertise in a disease subspecialty (or subspecialties). Fellows train with increasing disease specific clinical responsibility and scholarly activities in years 2 and 3. Fellows will:   

  • Select 4-5 half-day outpatient clinics per week
  • Run the fellows Benign Hematology clinic (6 months)
  • Participate in the Inpatient Hematology/Oncology Consult Service, Hematologic Malignancies, and Bone Marrow Transplant services 
  • Strengthen interdisciplinary training through electives in Pathology, Hematopathology, Blood Bank, Genetics, Radiation Oncology, Rural Medicine, and others. 
  • Select a scholarly project focused on clinical research (clinical trials), qualitative research, outcomes and disparities research, quality assurance research, education, and many other domains
  • Have a well-defined scholarly project(s) updated regularly with deadlines for research milestones 
  • Submit their work as abstract submissions to national and international meetings
  • Be mentored on author manuscript submission, and encouraged to submit intramural and extramural grant submissions (Wilmot, YIA, Pilot)