The Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine offers a Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program for qualified candidates.

The goal of the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program is to train qualified pediatricians in effectively evaluating and managing children and young adults with benign and malignant tumors of the central nervous system (CNS). Fellows will become comfortable with the diagnosis, treatment and care of complications of CNS tumors and CNS tumor therapy. In addition, fellows will become familiar with clinical and basic science research techniques. Leadership in clinical and translational research projects is encouraged and mentored.

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University: A historic partnership of pediatric excellence

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In 1956, the Board of Trustees for both Emory University and Egleston Hospital signed an agreement to make Egleston a first-rate teaching hospital

Children’s is one of the largest freestanding healthcare systems in the country. Emory is one of the nation’s leading research universities. Together, the two share a passion for pediatric innovation and advancements. In 1956, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Egleston Hospital and Emory University first established a pediatric teaching relationship. This relationship has developed to facilitate leading-edge pediatric research, training and innovation.

Children’s and Emory University School of Medicine partner together on pediatric residency and fellowship training programs as well as the management and execution of clinical trials. Discoveries in Emory’s research laboratories are translated into lifesaving treatments at Children’s. Emory and Children’s share a unique employment agreement; more than 400 physicians hold titles at both independent institutions.

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Children’s ranks among the nation’s top pediatric hospitals on the U.S. News & World Report list of “Best Children’s Hospitals.” The report ranks hospitals for excellence in outcomes, program structure and national reputation in 10 pediatric specialty areas.

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Learn from and with experts from multiple disciplines involved in a rigorous but supportive academic environment at an internationally recognized institution with one of the largest pediatric neuro-oncology and developmental therapeutics programs in the country. The curriculum is flexible and based on candidate needs and interests. Training includes learning opportunities in the classroom (formal didactic teaching) as well as in the clinic and the hospital. Available rotations include:

  • One year, comprising clinical rotations (60%) and clinical research (40%)
  • Possible additional year of support for further research training for interested applicants with active research projects

Available rotations include:

  • Applicants must have completed their residency training in pediatrics and fellowship training in pediatric hematology/oncology (ACGME accredited) or child neurology (CCGME accredited).
  • Foreign applicants with equivalent qualifications are also eligible to apply.
  • To apply, email your curriculum vitae (CV) to India Harrison.

India Harrison, Administrative Coordinator, Neuro-Oncology