Neuro-Oncology Fellowship

Neuro-Oncology Fellowship

The Fellowship Program in Neuro-Oncology offers a two- to three-year arrangement of clinical and research training for those who have completed an adult or pediatric neurology residency. The program’s goal is for trainees to develop expertise in:

  • diagnosing and treating primary central nervous system tumors
  • diagnosing and treating metastatic and nonmetastatic neurological complications of systemic cancer, including pain
  • learning techniques in basic and/or clinical research

The program begins in July for most individuals, but exceptions are possible.



Length of Program

2-3 years


Applicants must have completed a neurology residency and attained qualification to sit for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology examination. They also must have completed USMLE I, II, III.

Foreign medical graduates with equivalent qualifications are also eligible to apply. They must have completed all three of the USMLE examinations, a CSA exam, and hold a valid ECFMG certificate. Our fellowship is not ACGME accredited.

We will consider applicants who have completed training in medical oncology/other specialties or who wish to complete a one-year program on a case by case basis.

How to Apply

Thomas J. Kaley, MD
Department of Neurology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065

Program Director


Thomas J. Kaley, MD