The core program introduces the resident to the discipline of hematology/oncology. The training is both clinical and laboratory-based, lasting 24 months.
In the third year, focus is on research and/or further formalized training in an area of focus on pediatric hematology/oncology. Examples include further training in pediatric stem cell transplantation or neuro-oncology. Additional years of research training will be encouraged for those wishing to pursue an academic career.