The Hematology and Medical Oncology fellowship training program consists of three years of structured and supervised educational experiences, designed to provide the fellow with a comprehensive, problem-oriented experience in the diagnosis and management of Hematological and Oncological disorders. The clinical experience consists of four rotations, 4 months each, covering three hospitals, they are Tulane Medical Center (TMC) Consult Service, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Healthcare System, Medical Center consult service, MCLNO consult service and Tulane Bone Marrow Transplant service.
In addition, the fellowship program provides an opportunity for research, including basic or clinical research, based on the fellow’s interests. The research experience consists of 12-18 months of protected time during the second/third year of training, where the fellows will have minimal clinical responsibilities.
The Tulane University Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship program is dedicated to training individuals to be competent, humanistic, and scholarly physicians. Fellows are expected to provide comprehensive care to adult patients presenting with Hematological and Oncologic disease in both the inpatient and ambulatory settings.
Fellows are expected to read extensively, to use texts only as a base of information and to seek out primary source material in the literature to develop skills in critical analysis of data. The aim is to prepare fellows for a lifetime of continuing scholarship.