Hematology/Oncology

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The University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine’s Division of Hematology/Oncology within the Department of Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) offers a comprehensive clinical and academic fellowship program in pediatric hematology/oncology. This training will enable residents to practice in this subspecialty with a high level of skill.

In coordination with the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, this program has full accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Residents must have completed three years of core pediatrics or internal medicine at an approved institution to be eligible for this program.

Our fellowship training program provides academic consultants in pediatric hematology/oncology with a high-level of skills to practice in their subspecialty. The core subspecialty training program provides two clinical years and a third year intended for research or other formalized training in an area of focus in hematology/oncology.

Upon completion of the program, trainees will have:

  • Necessary clinical skills to diagnose and manage hematologic and malignant diseases in children
  • Knowledge to teach at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Ability to conduct clinical and/or laboratory research

All Canadian trainees satisfactorily completing the program are eligible candidates for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Pediatric Hematology/Oncology examination.

The Division of Hematology/Oncology is an institutional member of the Children’s Oncology Group, a consortium of more than 200 institutions across North America, Australia and Europe.

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