University of California (San Diego) Hematology Oncology Fellowship

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"The Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Training Program at UC San Diego is a fully integrated program including hematology, oncology, and bone marrow transplantation. It is 3 years in duration and is designed to prepare Fellows for careers in the academic field of their choice."

Basic information

Name: University of California (San Diego) Hematology Oncology Fellowship

Fellowship program website:

ACGME ID: 1550512007


  • Program Director: Sanford J. Shattil, MD

Fellowship Coordinator

Susan Stafford
Program Coordinator
Phone: 858-657-5281
Fax: 858-657-5348
Email: [email protected]

Application process and requirements


  • Applications accepted starting on:
  • Application deadline:
  • Applications submitted through ERAS
  • Interviews in October


  • U.S. Citizens and U.S. Permanent Residents
  • Completed application
  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Three letters of recommendation; one must be from current Program Director
  • Medical School transcripts, USMLE transcripts, and Dean’s letter


  • Number of fellowship positions available per year: 4
  • Board certification eligibility upon fellowship completion: Hematology and Oncology
  • Length of fellowship: 3 years


Sample rotation schedule for a first and second year fellow

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Affiliated medical facilities


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Notable faculty

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