Applicants must have completed a fellowship in Hematology or Oncology and be able to obtain a California medical license. In rare circumstances, we may consider an applicant who completed an internal Medicine Residency Program and not a Hematology or Oncology fellowship.
- Applicants should submit a CV and THREE letters of support to Program Director
- An in-person or Zoom interview will be arranged for selected candidates. The interview usually includes interviews with Division Chief, Program Director, several faculty members from the program, and current fellow, followed by facility tour (only for in-person interview).
- After collecting the feedback from the interviewers and discussion within the faculty members, the candidates will be notified by the Program Director whether a training spot is offered.
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Purpose: To outline policies governing the recruitment, eligibility, and selection of fellows, to describe conditions for the appointment and reappointment of fellows, and to establish guidelines for the non-promotion or non-renewal of a fellow within the BMT Fellowship Training Program
In addition to the criteria listed below, the department follows all institutional policies and procedures: http://med.stanford.edu/gme/policy/
Responsible Parties: Faculty of the BMT Fellowship Training Program, ACGME/NRMP Designated Institutional Official; Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education
The application review process is designed to ensure fair and consistent consideration and decision-making for all applicants to Stanford BMT Fellowship training program. Recruitment and appointment of residents and fellows to the program is performed by the program director, faculty, and department chair under the oversight of the Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC) and the Office of Graduate Medical Education. Candidates for appointment must meet minimum Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) eligibility requirements, RRC specialty-specific eligibility requirements, and the essential requirements of Stanford GME programs.
Applicants must have completed a fellowship in Hematology or Oncology and be able to obtain a California medical license. In rare circumstances, we may consider an applicant who completed an internal Medicine Residency Program and not a Hematology or Oncology fellowship. Applicants must meet all requirements for eligibility set by the Stanford Office of Graduate Medical Education. The result of these requirements is that applicants must be pending graduates or graduates of at least one of the following:
- An LCME (Liaison Committee on Medical Education) accredited medical school
- An AOA (American Osteopathic Association) accredited medical school
- A medical school listed in the World Health Organization Directory of Medical Schools
- Completion of a Fifth Pathway program provided by an LCME-accredited medical school
Applicants will send a copy of their CV and three letters of recommendation to the fellowship program director.
While the typical successful applicant to our program has demonstrated excellence in post-graduate training in Hematology/Oncology sub-specialty, there are no hard criteria or cut-offs used in the fellows selection process. The program values cultural diversity and has accepted candidates from all parts of the United States and abroad. The program values the broad range of experiences that our residents bring to the program.
The applicant typically meets with the Division Chief, the Fellowship Program Director, and several members of the faculty. In addition, applicants also meet with a current BMT fellow. Candidates are also taken on a tour of the facilities. Each interviewer evaluates the candidate using the following criteria:
- Honors and publications
- History of previous training and research experience
- Letters of recommendation
- Personality aspects
- Communication skills
- The interview
After all interviews are complete, the fellowship program director will collect evaluation forms from all members involved in the interview.
The program selects trainees among eligible applicants on the basis of training program-related criteria such as their preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills, and personal qualities such as motivation and integrity, as well as professionalism. The programs does not discriminate with regard to sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected status.
Duration of Appointment
Duration of appointment is one year.
Fellows may appeal this determination as outlined in the House Staff Policies and Procedures (see Resolution of Disputes)