Organization

Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

Location

Saint Petersburg, FL

Date Posted

November 13, 2020

Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program Opening

The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Fellowship program in St. Petersburg, Florida is accepting applications for the training start date of July 2021.

Program Information

Neuro-Oncology is a developing pediatric subspecialty that is in constant evolution as innovative diagnostic strategies, therapeutic, and prognostic factors are being identified. There continues to be a considerable need for physicians who have an interest in this scope of clinical practice as the field continues to expand. The current landscape of the neuro-oncology program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital has placed it in a strong position to provide a unique and innovative training experience to develop the next generation of leaders in pediatric neuro-oncology, which is directly aligned with the tripartite mission of our organization. This fellowship program overlaps two of the four institutes at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital – the Cancer and Blood Disorders Institute and the Institute of Brain Protection Sciences. These two institutes work closely together sharing physical space for the physician leaders, which promotes collaboration of patient care, research, and program development. The Program Director is a double board certified pediatrician and pediatric hematologist/oncologist and completed a pediatric neuro-oncology fellowship. The Associate Program Director is board certified in child neurology and specializes in neuro-oncology. The neuro-oncology care team also includes physician leaders from Neuropathology, Neurosurgery, and the Division of Neuroradiology. Additionally, the high volume of new neuro-oncology patients provides excellent opportunity for teaching and research.

Requirements

Neuro-oncology fellowship applicants must have completed an ACGME-accredited pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship or a child neurology residency.

The 1-year neuro-oncology fellowship is primarily a clinical fellowship whereas the fellow is required to participate daily in direct patient care.

Additional expectations include participation with teaching, lectures, didactics, and the completion of one research or quality improvement project.

Apply to the Program

In order to be considered for an interview, please submit the following as soon as possible

  • 3 letters of recommendation, one of which must be from the applicant’s most current program director*
  • Current and updated CV
  • Personal Statement
  • J-1 Visas are accepted

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

Ashley Taylor, Medical Education Coordinator

c/o Stacie Stapleton, MD;  Fellowship Program Director

ashley.taylor@jhmi.edu
P: (727)767-3598

*letters of recommendation should be submitted directly to the program from the referee via mail or e-mail

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
Office of Medical Education 

ATTN: Ashley Taylor
600 5th St South, STE 3100
Saint Petersburg, FL 33710

Fax: (727)767-8804

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