Hematology-Oncology Fellowship: How to Apply

​Terms and Conditions of Appointment for Trainees in Graduate Medical Education Training Programs

Fellowship trainees who are matched to the UC San Diego Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Training Program will be asked to sign the "UC San Diego Medical Center Terms and Conditions of Appointment", along with other letters and forms:

Please visit the UCSDMC OGME website to find information about the House Officer Policy and Procedure (HOPPD) and GME Academic Policies, Procedures and Guidelines:

  • Institutional eligibility, selection and nondiscrimination criteria
  • Hours and working conditions policy
  • Supervision policy
  • Policies regarding Evaluation, Promotion, Corrective Action, and Dismissal
  • The specifics of the house officer group health, life, dental, vision and disability programs


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Typically, four new fellows are accepted into the Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program. Acceptance into the program is based on a complete evaluation of the applicant’s education, clinical performance, documented interest in research, and a strong potential for success in academic medicine.

The application and selection processes conform to ACGME guidelines. However, due to the large number of applicants and the restrictions placed on trainees by the NIH Research Training Grants available to us, we cannot consider applicants who are not citizens or Permanent Residents of the United States.

Application Instructions

To apply, please contact the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). We require the following supporting documents to be submitted with your ERAS application:

  • Application
  • Personal Statement
  • Current CV
  • Three letters of recommendation (including one from your current Program Director)
  • Medical School transcripts, USMLE transcripts, and Dean’s letter

    We are no longer accepting paper applications. Interviews will be conducted in October 2016. You may contact ERAS if you have any questions about the application process:

    ERAS Fellowships Documents Office
    PO Box 13687
    Philadelphia, PA 19101-1307

    Web: http://www.erasfellowshipdocuments.org
    Email: support@erasfellowshipdocuments.org

    The University of California, San Diego, participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) for this fellowship. Please contact the NRMP for information on how to sign up for their services:

    National Resident Matching Program
    2501 M Street, NW, Suite 1
    Washington DC 20037-1307