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Fourth Year Advanced Training Fellowships

Qualified third year Pediatric Hematology-Oncology fellows are encouraged to extend their experience for an additional year. During this period, fellows can apply for an advanced clinical training track in a fourth year fellowship or a faculty-level instructor position to become an independent practitioner with protected research time.

Overall, the additional year of experience is viewed as a critical stepping stone to a successful career in academic medicine.

Accredited fourth year fellowships

Fourth year fellowship opportunities, accredited by the Texas Medical Board, are available in the following clinical subspecialties:

Although the basic board-required fellowship program is three years in duration, qualified fellows are encouraged to extend their experience for an additional year. During this period, fellows are normally appointed as an faculty-level instructor and become independent practitioners with protected research time. Overall, the fourth-year experience is viewed as a critical stepping stone to a successful career in academic medicine.