Comer Children's Hospital

Education

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship

The Section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Chicago offers a three-year Fellowship Program, accredited by the ACGME.

Jill de Jong, MD, PhD

Jill de Jong, MD, PhD - Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Program Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship

Radhika Peddinti, MD

Radhika Peddinti, MD - Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Associate Program Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship

Medical providers simulating an emergency medical procedure

Education

Our Mission

The Fellowship Program trains pediatricians in the clinical discipline of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and prepares them for a potential career in academic medicine and as independent investigators. Successful completion of the Fellowship program prepares fellows for the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology subspecialty board examination, and independent practice as an academic Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist.

Program AIMS

To train pediatricians in the clinical discipline  of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and prepare them for a career in academic medicine as an independent practitioner.

To mentor our PHO fellows through their research endeavors in their 2nd/3rd year so that they are poised to contribute to the academic practice of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Stem Cell Transplant.

To provide a combination of clinical and academic training to our fellows so that they can ultimately become successful leaders within the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Stem Cell Transplant community on a variety of levels: locally, regionally, and for some nationally, and internationally.