Information for Applicants

Applications for a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center for appointments to begin training in July 2016, will only be accepted through ERAS, The Electronic Residency Application Service.

Additionally, we will participate in the National Resident Matching Program Medical Specialty Matching Service (SMS). Applicants must register separately with NRMP to participate in the Specialty Matching Service.

We will begin reviewing applications starting June 11, 2015, when ERAS formally begins accepting 2016 applications. Our formal deadline for applications is TBD, but students are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Interviews will begin TBD, and should be completed TBD.

What Constitutes a Complete Application?

Please comply with the following guidelines when completing your application. Only applications with all requested materials will be reviewed.

Through ERAS, please submit the following required materials:

Post-Grad Year 2 & Beyond:

  • ERAS common application form (CAF)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal goals statement
  • Medical school transcripts
  • 2 to 4 letters of reference
    (Including Chief of Service/Department Chair and your current Program Director. References should be within one year of current training.)
  • USMLE and/or COMLEX transcript with scores
  • Wallet-sized color photo
  • ECFMG status report (international medical graduates only)

Helpful Dates to Remember

  • June 2015: Applicants submit application materials through ERAS. (applications, letters of recommendation, Dean's Letter/MSPE, transcripts, and other supporting credentials)
  • July 15, 2015: Columbia begins begins reviewing applications
  • August 2015, Columbia begins responding to applicants
  • September 1, 2015: Columbia begins interviewing candidates
  • Ocotber 20, 2015: Columbia completes interview process
  • November 11, 2015: Match rank order list closes
  • December 2, 2015: Match Day

Foreign Applicants

Foreign applicants may apply to the program and are advised that NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital will not petition or sponsor H visas. Only J and O visas will be supported. Please note that neither NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital nor Columbia University Medical Center assumes responsibility for any associated fees or expenses related to the petition.

Information relating to the visa inquiries can be found on the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates website.

For further information, please call our Fellowship Coordinator at (212) 305-8923.