Fellows will have both core learning experiences (teaching rounds during inpatient consultations, patient care during outpatient Hem-Onc clinics, and didactics), and elective learning experiences. Available electives: Radiation Oncology, Blood Bank/Coagulation, Bone Marrow Transplant (at the Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute), Hematopathology, Chemotherapy Administration/Pharmacy, Clinical Research, and Palliative Care.

Rotation Schedule (months)

  • First Year: Inpatient consults (5), Outpatient clinics (4), Elective (2)
  • Second Year: Inpatient Consults (3), Outpatient Clinic (4), Community Hem-Onc Clinic (Corning or Cortland) (1), BMT (Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute) (1), Elective/Research (2)
  • Third Year: Inpatient Consults (2), Outpatient Clinic (2), Research (1), Elective (6)

Clinical Duties

  • Two half-day continuity clinics weekly (one half-day with benign hematology patients, and one half-day with solid oncology patients).


  • Hem-Onc lectures - once a week
  • Five Tumor Boards - each once every 1-2 weeks
  • Mortality & Morbidity meeting - once a month
  • Board simulation sessions - once a month
  • Journal Club – once a month