Education/Conferences

Fellow Education

Structured mentoring of fellows by research mentors and by Pediatric Hematology/Oncology staff enhances the training experience while monitoring career progress.

Our Fellow’s Weekly Department of Pediatrics Core Curriculum Seminar Series provides fellows with opportunities to:

  • Enhance professional development
  • Improve teaching skills
  • Develop written and oral presentation skills
  • Present their own research
  • Explore research options
  • Interact with faculty and other fellows
  • Learn about responsible conduct of research
  • Accelerate career development

Weekly Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Conference Series provides fellows with opportunities to:

  • Keep up-to-date on latest clinical standards-of-care
  • Learn to read and critique clinical and translational research papers
  • Understand interdisciplinary practice
  • Participate in Quality Improvement projects

Tumor Board

  • Diagnose and stage new oncology patients
  • Learn to enroll patients in clinical trials
  • Work in a multidisciplinary team
  • Treat recurrent disease
  • Develop palliative care plans

Blood Club

  • Present new patients
  • Discuss latest research on bleeding and clotting disorders
  • Review testing procedures and interpretation
  • Meet with visiting professors
  • Work in a multidisciplinary team

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