The Application Process: Division of Hematology and Oncology

Fellowship Training Program

We are pleased you are considering our fellowship training in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at Georgetown University Hospital and the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. Our educational mission is to provide a balanced program of clinical training and research experience in order to develop the best clinicians and investigators in the country.

How to Apply through ERAS

Applications for the Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellowship Program are only accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). ERAS is an internet-based applications process developed by the Association of American Medical Colleges to transmit fellowship applications, letters of recommendation, Program Director letters, medical transcripts and other supporting credentials from applicants, residency programs and medical schools to fellowship program directors using the Internet. For information about the process or to register for ERAS on the web, please go to

Board eligibility in Internal Medicine is required prior to starting fellowship. This typically requires current enrollment or completion of a 3-year residency in Internal Medicine in the United States.

The following materials must be submitted through ERAS no later than August 7th:

  1. ERAS application
  2. Curriculum vitae (ERAS format is acceptable)
  3. Personal statement
  4. Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) or “Dean’s letter”
  5. Three letters of recommendation, including one from Residency Program Director
  6. Medical school transcript
  7. USMLE Step 1 scores
  8. USMLE Step 2 scores

The deadline for applications for the July 2023 cycle is August 7, 2022. Interview invitations will be granted on a rolling basis. All interviews will occur on Mondays and Tuesdays in late August through October 2022. During the interview you will meet with fellows, Program Director, Assistant Program Director, and 3 or 4 additional faculty members. Please note that all interviews will be done virtually this year.

VISA POLICY: J1 visas are sponsored through MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. We currently do not have the ability to sponsor H1B visas.