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Oncologic Emergency Medicine Fellowship

Oncologic Emergency Medicine Fellowship

Description:

The Oncologic Emergency Medicine fellowship provides advanced training in the emergency treatment of cancer patients.  Trainees may focus on pain management, palliative care, or operations research.  The main goal of the program is to facilitate expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions that are specific to cancer patients presenting to the emergency department as well as to advance scholarship in the growing subdiscipline of oncologic emergency medicine.  The duration of the program is 12 months with an optional 12 month research extension.

Application process:

Eligible candidates should have completed an ACGME-accredited residency program in Emergency Medicine, although candidates with other training backgrounds will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  Personal statements, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation are required.  If currently in training, one letter should come from the program director, and indicate standing and expected completion of training.  Competitive candidates will be asked for medical school transcripts and invited for personal interviews. Applications should be sent to:

Knox H. Todd, M.D., MPH
Professor and Chair
Department of Emergency Medicine, Unit 1468
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
PO Box 301402, Unit 1468
Houston, TX 77030-1402

or send via email to:

khtodd@mdanderson.org

 

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