University of California (San Francisco) Hematology Oncology Fellowship

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"The Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology offers several fellowship training opportunities. Each program focuses on teaching the most cutting-edge practices related to research and clinical medicine, while encouraging fellows to take advantage of the collaborative environment at UCSF and the Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center to prepare them for successful academic careers. We believe training future leaders in hematology and oncology is our responsibility and contributes to the vitality and advancement of the field."

Basic information

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

Fellowship program website:

ACGME ID: 1550521113


  • Program Director: Gerald Hsu, MD, PhD

Fellowship Coordinator

Sophia Zimmermann

Hematology Oncology Fellowship Program

Division of Hematology & Oncology, M-1286

505 Parnassus Avenue, Box 1270

San Francisco, CA 94143


Email: [email protected]

General: [email protected]

Application process and requirements


  • Applications accepted starting on: July 1
  • Application deadline: August 31
  • Applications submitted through ERAS


  • U.S. Citizens, U.S. Permanent Residents, or J-1 visa. "Our program, on a limited basis, sponsors H1B visas."
  • Completed application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • "Personal Statement, specifically addressing your academic goals and research interests as well as intent to single board in Hematology or Medical Oncology or double board in Hematology and Medical Oncology."
  • Three letters of recommendation, one must be from Program Director
  • USMLE Step I, II, III, or FLEX and be board certified in Internal Medicine
  • International Medical Graduates: "ECFMG Certificate, FMGEMS, and, if not a Citizen or Permanent Resident, a copy of a current Visa, documentation of successful completion of the language skills exam and be board certified in Internal Medicine."
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  • Must be eligible to obtain a California Medical License


  • Number of fellowship positions available per year: 5 to 7
  • Board certification eligibility upon fellowship completion: (depending on what fellow chooses) Hematology and Oncology, Hematology, or Oncology
  • Length of fellowship: 3 years


  • Fellows choosing to be single board eligible in either hematology or oncology have 12 months of clinical responsibilities.
  • Fellows choosing to be double board eligible in both hematology and oncology have 18 months of clinical responsibilities.

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