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About the Program

  • UR Heme/Onc fellows work with national and international experts sub-specialized in solid tumors, hematologic cancers, and benign hematology.
  • UR Heme/Onc fellows receive specialized training in the inpatient and outpatient setting at the Wilmot Cancer Institute (located onsite at the University of Rochester Medical Center), the Pluta Cancer Center (offsite), and Highland Hospital (offsite) for geriatric oncology training.
  • UR Heme/Onc fellows participate in thematic disease-specific lectures series throughout the year. The curriculum includes workshops in cancer survivorship, work-life balance, time management, design and conduct of research, database design and analysis, bioinformatics, and cancer biology. Fellows also participate in journal club, a narratives in oncology series, and present quarterly clinical and research talks.
  • Fellows receive membership to SWOG, ASH, and ASCO, and receive access to ASCO SEP and ASH SAP for board review and prep.
  • Fellows attend the weekly Wilmot Cancer Institute Cancer Colloquium, featuring experts in basic and clinical cancer research from around the country; present cases at the weekly Heme/Onc Division case conference; and participate in quarterly M & M/Quality conferences.