University of California (Irvine) Hematology Oncology Fellowship

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"The Division of Hematology/Oncology at UC Irvine's School of Medicine offers a rigorous three-year accredited fellowship program that emphasizes intensive theoretical training and a broad spectrum of clinical experience with the goal of preparing highly skilled hematologists and oncologists for careers in both clinical and academic medicine."

Basic information

Name: University of California (Irvine) Hematology Oncology Fellowship

Fellowship program website:

ACGME ID: 1550521136


  • Program Director: Dr. Jason Zell
  • Associate Program Director: Dr. Chaitali Nangia
  • Division Chief: Dr. Edward Nelson

Fellowship Coordinator

Kathryn Kennedy
Phone: 714-456-6589 or 714-456-5153
Fax: 714-456-2242
Email: [email protected]

The Division of Hematology/Oncology
UC Irvine Medical Center
101 The City Drive South
Building 56, Route 81, Room #246V
Orange, CA 92868

Application process and requirements


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


  • U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, or have a J-1 visa with ECFMG sponsorship
  • Completed three-year residency program in an Internal Medicine program recognized by ACGME and the ABIM.
  • "Applicants also should be able to demonstrate their interest in the subspecialties of hematology and oncology."
  • Will need to have valid California medical license before beginning the fellowship program


  • Number of fellowship positions available per year:
  • Board certification eligibility upon fellowship completion: Hematology and Oncology
  • Length of fellowship: 3 years


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Affiliated medical facilities


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Notable faculty

To be listed by fellowship program.

  • Dr. Rita Mehta
  • Dr. Tara Seery