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Kids ages 6 months and older are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine. In June 2022, the FDA and CDC granted emergency use authorization for Pfizer-BioNTech and Modern vaccines in children ages 6 months to 5 years.

Application Information

Applications are accepted only via the Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®). No paper applications are accepted. Applicants selected for interviewing will be notified by email correspondence through ERAS. The schedule is as follows:

February-April: Programs register for ERAS
Early July: Hematology/Oncology fellowship applicants begin selecting and applying to programs
Mid July: ERAS Post Office opens and Hematology/Oncology fellowship programs begin downloading applications
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Documentation requirements

The following documents are required in order for candidates to be considered for an interview:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Personal Statement
  • Recent Photograph
  • ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)
  • Green Card Status (if applicable)
  • USMLE Scores (MD): Steps 1 and 2, Step 3 (if applicable). Step 3 exam should be taken prior to January of the fellowship year.
  • COMLEX Scores (DO): Levels 1, 2, and 3
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation, including letter from Program Director
  • Visa Requirements: J-1 visas and Permanent Resident (Green Card) applicants accepted. We do NOT sponsor applicants with H-1B visa status.
     

Please Note: Applications will not be considered “complete” unless ALL of the above-listed documents have been submitted electronically through ERAS.

NRMP Hematology/Oncology Match
The Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program participates in the Medical Specialties Matching Program (MSMP) for fellowship positions. All ERAS deadlines still apply.

Early October: Rank Order List submissions begin for programs and applicants
Mid November: Programs and applicants must submit their Rank Order Lists by this date
First Week in December: Match Day
For more information regarding the Match, please visit the NRMP website.

Interviews

The program will only extend interview invitations via email through the ERAS Post Office. The schedule is as follows:

Mid July – Program begins downloading/reviewing applications
August – Program extends email interview invitations via ERAS Post Office to selected applicants
September-October – Interviews are conducted