UCLA Medical Center Hematology Oncology Fellowship

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"The objective of the UCLA combined Hematology and Oncology training program is to provide trainees with the necessary skills to be astute clinicians, educators, and future leaders in clinical, health policy, or basic science and translational research."

Basic information

Name: UCLA Medical Center Hematology Oncology Fellowship

Fellowship program website: http://www.hemonc.med.ucla.edu/index.html

ACGME ID: 1550521123


  • Program Director: Sarah Larson, MD

Fellowship Coordinator

CJ Cabrera
UCLA Division of Hematology-Oncology
10945 Le Conte Ave. Ste 2333
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (310) 206-1214
Fax: (310) 206-3289

Application process and requirements



  • Applications accepted starting on:
  • Application deadline:
  • Applications submitted through ERAS


  • US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (does not accept J1 and H1B applicants)
  • Completed at least 1.5 years of US ACGME-accredited residency training at the time of application
  • Passed UCMLE step 1 & 2
  • "Hold a current and valid California Medical License or, in lieu of a California Medical License, applied for a Postgraduate Training Authorization Letter (PTAL) through the California Medical Board if you have not received residency training in the United States. If a PTAL is required, you must one by the time interviews are concluded in order to be eligible to submit your name in the ranking. Please note that the PTAL takes approximately 60-90 days to receive so please apply early in the ERAS application process. If you have received residency training in the United States through an ACGME-accredited program, there should be no requirement for a PTAL."


  • Number of fellowship positions available per year: 4 to 6 (one position is a geriatric-oncology slot and is not placed in the match)
  • Over 200 applicants apply each year; about 70 candidates interviewed
  • Board certification eligibility upon fellowship completion: Hematology and Oncology or geriatric medicine/oncology
  • "Together with the UCLA Division of Geriatrics, the UCLA Division of Hematology/Oncology also offers a combined 3-year geriatrics and oncology fellowship program."
  • Length of fellowship: 3 years



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