Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program

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Developing the Next Generation of Hematology and Oncology Leaders

The mission of our ACGME-accredited fellowship is to provide an environment to develop the next generation of leaders in the fields of hematology and oncology. By utilizing resources and mentors across multiple institutions we have developed a dynamic program individualized to the goals and experiences of each trainee. Our major focus is the preparation of fellows for burgeoning academic careers in basic science, translational research, clinical research and specialty areas such as global health and comparative effectiveness research.

Kedar Kirtane, Senior Fellow
Kedar Kirtane, past Senior Fellow in the Hematology-Oncology Fellowship, studies health disparities at the Fred Hutch. Robert Hood / Fred Hutch

Program Aims

  • Clinical Training: To provide foundational, adaptable, and flexible clinical experiences that address the broad needs of fellow trainees, while remaining mindful of work-life balance and ensuring time for reflection, decompression, and self-care.
  • Research: To take advantage of networked institutions to provide individualized and collaborative research experiences across basic, translational, and clinical sciences, including quality improvement.
  • Mentorship: To provide appropriate and directed mentorship to ensure fellows achieve their clinical, research, and career goals, including training to ultimately become leaders in academic Hematology-Oncology.
  • Faculty Development: To continuously improve faculty proficiency and engagement in high-quality bedside teaching and didactic education.

"We know you will find many unique and appealing features in the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program at UW and Fred Hutch. We offer an exciting and challenging place to establish your skills as a clinical subspecialist and to launch your academic research career."

Michael Linenberger, Program Director

Program Features

Fellows in our program train in state-of-the-art facilities with distinguished faculty who perform cutting-edge research to advance our knowledge of cancer and diseases of the blood, and translate these discoveries to clinical care of patients. Equally important, our trainees find a culture that is friendly, nurturing, stimulating and challenging with a love for learning that reflects the dedication and mission of the University of Washington and Fred Hutch.

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Comprehensive Clinical Training

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Scholarly Projects

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Conferences & Lectures

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Training Grant Funding

Comprehensive Clinical Training

The fellow’s experience in our program is rooted in comprehensive clinical training and development of teaching skills, particularly over the first 18 months (for dual boards eligibility). of fellowship.

Clinical training provides practice in the care of patients with a broad range of disorders, including hematologic malignancies, non-malignant hematology, transfusion medicine, blood and marrow transplantation (BMT), and solid tumors oncology in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

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Faculty & Fellows

The program is led by key faculty from Fred Hutch and University of Washington.

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Our interdisciplinary program focuses on clinical, translational, and basic research; and clinical exposure at internationally-recognized organizations.

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Eligibility & Application

Find the eligibility criteria and the process and timeline for submitting applications.

Contact Us

Paul Ford

Program Administrator

Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program
University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1100 Fairview Ave N – D5-100
Seattle, WA 98109-1024