SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn Hematology Oncology Fellowship

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"The Division of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Medicine at Columbia prepares its fellows to be creative and productive contributors as researchers and clinicians. Our program provides a broad-based clinical training and rigorous development of a research project with opportunities to work with world-class investigators in an outstanding Ivy League University."

Basic information

Name: SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn Program (SUNY Downstate) Hematology Oncology Fellowship

Fellowship program website:

ACGME ID: 1553511043


  • Program Director: Carol Luhrs, MD

Fellowship Coordinator

Lois Cooper
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
MSC 20
Room B5-495
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn N.Y. 11203
Phone: (718) 613-8678
Fax: (718) 270-1578
Email: [email protected]

Application process and requirements


  • Applications accepted starting in: July
  • Application deadline:
  • Applications submitted through ERAS


  • Accepts J1 Visa


  • Number of fellowship positions available per year: 4-5 per year
  • Board certification eligibility upon fellowship completion: (depending on what fellow chooses) Hematology and Oncology, Hematology, or Oncology
  • Length of fellowship: 3 years


Year 1

5 months each of Clinical Hematology and Clinical Medical Oncology; Continuity clinic

Year 2

5 months each of Clinical Hematology and Oncology, One month of Research elective and 2 week rotation in multiple myeloma at MSKCC; Continuity clinic

Year 3

One month Stem Cell Transplant at MSKCC; One month each of Clinical Hematology and Clinical Medical Oncology; 8 months of Research in Clinical or Basic Science; Continuity clinic

Affiliated medical facilities

Kings County Hospital Center

University Hospital Brooklyn

Brooklyn campus of VA-New York Harbor Healthcare System


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Notable faculty

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