The major objective of the Texas Tech University HSC, Hematology Oncology Fellowship
Program is to train leaders in academic hematology oncology. Fellows should achieve
distinction in the practice of hematology oncology and acquire the skills necessary
for independent and prolific investigation. To accomplish these goals, fellows are
supported for three years. Hematology Oncology is a division in the Department of
Medicine at the TTUHSC, School of Medicine. This division has ACGME-accredited fellowship
The hematology oncology fellowship is a three-year training program. The division
of hematology oncology offers positions for first second and third year hematology
The patient-oriented training program encompasses didactic and bedside instruction,
analysis of current literature and both clinical and laboratory research. Both inpatients
and outpatients with a wide variety of hematology oncology problems are referred locally
and from West Texas, and Eastern New Mexico.
Graduates are conversant with the scientific method and are familiar with a wide variety
of laboratory procedures. After completion of training, they are prepared for either
academic or practice-oriented careers.
The hematology oncology fellow is trained in the diagnosis and treatment of hematology
oncology diseases and works closely with the staff hematologist oncologist. Fellows
will spend a part of each year dedicated to clinical or basic science research activities
and are expected to submit their results for publication. Fellows also teach residents
and medical students at the bedside.
The Division of Hematology Oncology has 6 full-time faculty, 2 adjunct clinical faculty,
and 3 postdoctoral fellows engaged in clinical or research training. There are active
programs covering a broad range of modern cancer patient care and clinical and laboratory
Educational component - The educational program is supported by a wide variety of
educational conferences, lectures, journal clubs, and required classes.
Clinical training component Outpatient care and clinical investigations for ambulatory
cancer patients are conducted at the SWCC, Cancer Clinic.
Research training component - Hematology Oncology fellows may pursue research projects
within the Divisions or anywhere throughout the Medical School or University.
All applications should come to us through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application
Service). We will be participating in the NRMP Match.
Timeframe. We will accept applications for for the fellowship from July 1 to September
1 of each year.
Interviews. Your application will be reviewed, and selected applicants will be contacted
to schedule interviews.
Inquiries concerning the Hematology Oncology fellowship can be directed to:
Coordinator for Hematology Oncology & Infectious Disease Fellowship Programs
Department of Internal Medicine Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
3601 4th St MS 9410 Room 4B078 Lubbock, Texas 79430
Phone: (806) 743-3381
Fax: (806) 743-3148