Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program offers a Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology.
Clinical fellows will receive comprehensive training in the diagnosis and
management of primary central nervous system tumors in children and young
Fellows with a strong interest in
research may be considered for a second or third year of training in clinical
or laboratory research, upon approval by the Program Director and securing of
additional funding. Fellows interested in pursuing a career in translational
research are strongly encouraged to apply to the Masters
of Science Program in Clinical Investigation (MSCI) at NYU School of
Medicine, a two-year training program for clinician-scientists.
Duration: One year, with an optional second and/or third year for candidates interested in pursuing neuro-oncology research.
Program Director: Jeffrey Allen, MD
Associate Directors: Sharon Gardner, MD and Matthias Karajannis, MD, MS
Eligibility: We seek competitive candidates with an academic orientation. Applicants should have completed training in an ACGME-accredited program in pediatric hematology/oncology or child neurology prior to entering. Foreign applicants with equivalent qualifications are eligible to apply. They must have completed all three of the USMLE examinations, a CSA exam, and hold a valid ECFMG certificate. .
How to Apply: Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a letter of interest as soon as possible. Select candidates will be invited for a personal interview, at which time we request three letters of recommendation, including one from the Program Director or Department Chair. Candidates must be able to obtain a valid New York State License or a Limited Permit to practice medicine in the State of New York prior to the start date (http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/med/medlic.htm). This is a non-ACGME-accredited fellowship program.
Jeffrey Allen, MD
Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
160 East 32nd Street, 2nd Floor
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