Program Objectives

Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellows are to satisfy the following objectives:

  • Achieve clinical expertise in the care of patients with neoplastic and hematologic disorders
  • Develop skills in the management of cancer complications, including pain control and end-of-life issues
  • Achieve competence in the procedure of bone marrow aspiration and biopsies, as well as in the interpretation of results
    • Achieve competence in interpreting hematologic laboratory results, such as coagulation, flow cytometry, immunohematology, etc.
    • Be provided guidance in the development of ethical conduct in practicing these specialties
  • Optimize understanding of the scientific basis of these diseases
  • Develop a methodology for critical evaluation of published research
  • Engage in original clinical or basic research
    • Be provided with the varied tools necessary to launch a successful academic career
    • Develop a genuine enthusiasm for patient care and the investigative aspects of hematology and medical oncology