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Selection Procedure

Individuals with M.D., M.D./Ph.D., or D.O. training who are interested in an academic career in pediatric hematology-oncology are encouraged to apply. The Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine program accepts up to eight fellows each year, and applicants are accepted based on their potential to become successful academic subspecialists. The program primarily accepts applications through the ERAS program but may also review individually submitted applications by arrangement. The Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship/Faculty Training Program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) for all positions. Interviews are offered to selected prospective candidates. Transportation, lodging and meals are provided by Texas Children’s Hospital.

How-to Apply for the Hematology-Oncology Fellowship

Applications to the Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Training Program are almost universally initiated by submission using the ERAS system. For special circumstances an exception may be made in which case the individual should prearrange the application by phone or e-mail before submitting:

  • A letter stating interest in the program;
  • A curriculum vitae; and
  • An application.

Forward the requested materials to:

David G. Poplack, M.D.
Director, Texas Children’s Cancer Center
1102 Bates Ave., Suite 1570
Houston, TX 77030

Applications to the Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Training Program are initiated by submitting the required documents through ERAS. You may contact the coordinator for the Fellowship Program at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers at 832-822-4207, or e-mail The Chief of Service, Dr. David Poplack, at dpoplack@txch.org.

Download the Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Application (for Written Applicants only)