Lymphoma/Myeloma fellowship program

Location
Houston, Texas (US)
Salary
Up to $80,000 per year + benefits
Posted
September 01 2021
Ref
L/M Fellowship FY22
Discipline
Life Sciences, Oncology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Positions are available for a fellowship in lymphoma/myeloma at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. The goal of the Lymphoma/Myeloma Fellowship program is to train internists and oncologists in the evaluation and management of patients with Hodgkin disease, non-Hodgkin lymphoma  and multiple myeloma.

Program includes:

  • Inpatient service: 3 month; Clinic: 3 days each week; Research: 2 days each week
  • Fellows are required to attend daily and weekly conferences, including planning clinics, research conferences, case studies conferences, hematology didactic lectures, institutional grand rounds and hematology grand rounds. Each month they will attend didactic lectures on lymphoma/myeloma disease states and subtypes, presented by faculty members
  • Intense training in the care of patients with lymphoma or myeloma through working directly with faculty members. Each fellow will be assigned a mentor, and will participate in the primary evaluation, diagnosis, management, and follow-up of patients.
  • During the latter part of the year, fellows will present monthly case studies with in-depth discussion on a selected relevant article during Planning Clinic conferences. Fellows are encouraged to present research at national meetings.
  • Fellows are expected to participate in 2 or 3 clinically based research projects. Translational (bench-to-bedside) research opportunities are also available. There is an option for fellows to receive intense training in the care of patients on clinical trials, including patients in CAR T cell programs.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Have an M.D. or O.D. degree
  • Complete an accredited Internal Medicine residency program in the U.S. or Canada, or equivalent foreign training
  • Take the United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 3 exam by Nov. 1; or declare intent to pass it by January, 6 months prior to the fellowship start date. Fellowship candidates must be licensed by July 1.
  • Obtain and maintain a Texas Training Permit, as required by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners
  • Obtain appropriate U.S. visa status prior to starting the fellowship
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have also completed a fellowship in medical oncology.

Contact information:

Felipe Samaniego, MD

Ph: (713) 745 6824 or (832) 729 0759

fsamaniego@mdanderson.org

1515 Holcombe Boulevard, FC6.2038

Unit 429

Houston, Texas 77030-4009

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