The Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) is a three-year combined program, fully accredited by the United States Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). This postdoctoral training leads to American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) board eligibility in hematology and medical oncology. The program prepares physicians for careers in academic or clinical hematology/oncology by providing rigorous and comprehensive training in the full spectrum of adult hematologic and oncologic disorders, and is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
At the end of the program fellows will demonstrate clinical expertise in the evaluation and treatment of hematologic and medical oncology. Expertise in these fields includes mastering the clinical practice of benign hematology, hematologic and solid tumor malignancies and palliative care. It also includes knowledge and understanding of bone marrow transplantation and the basic science underlying both the pathology and therapy of hematologic and oncologic diseases.
During the three years, fellows to take part in clinical management of the hematology and oncology patients, in in-patient and out-patient settings, under the direct supervision of one of the faculty members. Fellows also participate in all the educational activities that are carried out by the Division of Hematology and Oncology. These activities include:
- multidisciplinary tumor board
- journal club
- basic science lecture
- interdepartmental meeting
- clinical case presentations
- hematology/oncology grand rounds
Elizabeth Guevara, MD
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How to Apply
Applicants should have completed three years of training in Internal Medicine in the United States by the time they enter the fellowship-training program. They must be board certified or eligible in internal medicine. The following documents are required for applications to be considered.
- complete universal application
- three letters of recommendation; one must be from your current program director
- USMLE or equivalent transcripts
- copy of ECFMG certificate
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Elizabeth Guevara, MD