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Educating well-versed investigators and compassionate clinicians to change the future for hematology and medical oncology patients

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Hematology/Oncology offers subspecialty fellowship training in Hematology and/or Medical Oncology. Fellows obtain extensive clinical experience and have an opportunity for in-depth study in clinical, basic or translational research. The combination of training in patient care and research provides physicians with strong clinical skills and the foundation for a successful career in academics, industry, or clinical practice. The Division programs receive approximately $13,700,000 in federal and $11,900,000 in non-federal support, and the resources for the Division include an NIH designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Fellowship Program

Fellows receive a broad range of clinical experiences through participation in the hematology inpatient, oncology inpatient, bone marrow transplant, and consultation services, providing care to patients in both the 700-bed University Hospital and the 300-bed VA Hospital. Fellows also have the ability to select research opportunities ranging from basic laboratory to clinical investigation. The fifty-five Division faculty members and more than 300 Cancer Center investigators conduct research in a vast array of areas related to hematology and oncology.


Within the program, fellows can pursue any of the following pathways to create a focused and personalized learning experience.

  • Clinical Educator Pathway

  • Investigator Pathway

  • Master Clinician Pathway


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