Formal coursework is supplemented by a challenging and stimulating schedule of programs that includes monthly multidisciplinary debates on controversial topics in oncology; “Meet the Professor” lectures featuring topics chosen by the fellows; and weekly, institute-wide presentations by the most recognized names in the field of oncology. All fellows participate in at least two meetings each of both RPCI’s Scientific Review Committee for protocol development and Institutional Review Board, and annually complete two academic projects for national presentation and peer-reviewed publication.
Approved by the Society of Surgical Oncology
- Three-month block rotations in the major disciplines of Surgical Oncology: Upper GI, Lower GI, Hepatobiliary, Melanoma/Sarcoma, Breast and Endocrine.
- One-month rotations in Thoracic, Radiation Oncology, Pathology and subspecialty electives.
- Five months of electives for clinical and/or research, during which fellows may further their experience in one of the major disciplines; or pursue subspecialty electives in Head and Neck, Endoscopy, Urologic Oncology or Gynecologic Oncology.
- Extensive opportunities and support are available to clinical fellows in all scientific and clinical research studies.