Pediatric Neuro-Oncology

Pediatric Neuro-Oncology

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The program in Pediatric Neuro-oncology offers a one year fellowship in clinical and/or investigative neuro-oncology. Clinical fellows will receive training in diagnosis and management of primary central nervous system tumors in children and young adults. Investigative areas include molecular biology of brain tumors, angiogenesis and immunotherapy.

The program begins on July 1. Our fellowship is not ACGME-accredited.


July 1

Length of Program

1 year


Applicants should have completed training in an ACGME-accredited Pediatric Hematology/Oncology fellowship or Child Neurology residency, and must have completed USMLE I, II, III.

Foreign medical graduates with equivalent qualifications are also eligible to apply and must have completed all three of the USMLE examinations, a CSA exam, and hold a valid ECFMG certificate.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation (including one from Program Director or Department Chair) addressed to the Program Director, Dr. Stephen Gilheeney, a curriculum vitae, and a personal statement. All items can be submitted via PDF to the Education Program Coordinator, Katlyn Merkel, at Letters of recommendation can be emailed; however, a hard copy with original signature must also be mailed to the address below.

Additional Information

Full Program Description
Fellow Publications
Fellowship Graduates

Program Director

Associate director


Katlyn Merkel
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Department of Pediatrics, Box 139
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065
212-639-5966 (Phone)
212-717-3447 (Fax)