Nicholls-Biondi Diversity Clinical Scientist Fellowships for Academic Careers in Cancer-Related Research

Nicholls-Biondi Diversity Clinical Scientist Fellowships for Academic Careers in Cancer-Related Research

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Dr. Anthony Daniyan, Program Director

Dr. Anthony Daniyan, Program Director

MSK’s new two-year clinical research fellowship program seeks to train future leaders in cancer-related research in any clinical discipline in medicine. Our academic career-development track record is outstanding.

Clinical Scientist Fellows will be given the opportunity to:

  • receive state-of-the-art mentored clinical research training
  • enrollment in the Clinical Research Methodology Curriculum
  • coursework in Gerstner Sloan Kettering’s Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Cancer Research program

Program Benefits

  • stipend and housing
  • mentored research in the trainee’s designated interest area
  • concurrent complementary clinical activity
  • full participation in service/department level conferences and DMTs
  • full support for loan repayment programs, if eligible

Eligibility Selection Criteria

  • self-identified under-represented minority status
  • completed a formal ACGME or equivalently certified training program in the US
  • board eligible or board-certified in their respective discipline
  • seeking a career in academic medicine, specifically in cancer-related research
  • willing to commit to at least two years of formal research training
  • both internal/external candidates considered

The Application

Apply to the fellowship online

If you need more information, contact Mary Porpora at divfellowship@mskcc.org.

Program will start in July 2022.

MSK Underrepresented in Medicine (URM) Faculty & Fellows Alliance

Get more information on Hospital Faculty & Trainee Careers at MSK.

Our mission is to support MSK’s diverse community of physicians and provide a platform for networking and communication. We aim to address the needs of URM physicians through faculty and fellow mentorship, professional development, and community outreach in alignment with MSK’s mission. 

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