IDD Fellowship: How to Apply
How to apply
Candidate application for the Advanced Oncology/Hematology Drug Development Fellowship Program is initiated by referral, query from the candidate, advertisement in leading oncology journals (e.g., Journal of Clinical Oncololgy) or by recruitment by the CTRC/IDD faculty during travels and networking.
The applicant must meet the following criteria to be considered for acceptance into the program:
- Has graduated from a medical school accepted by the Texas Medical Board or that meets the requirements as determined by a committee of experts selected by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
- If a foreign medical graduate, meets eligibility requirements for obtaining an appropriate visa and obtains an ECFMG certificate. The Advanced Oncology/Hematology Drug Development Fellowship Program has been approved by the American Board of Internal Medicine as a Non-Standard Program. Candidates meeting all other requirements and accepted by the program are eligible for ECFMG sponsorship of United States J-1 training visas.
- Meets all eligibility criteria for a Texas license, or a Physician in Training Permit issued by the Texas Medical Board.
- Has successfully completed postgraduate training in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology/Hematology, according to criteria set forth by the American Board of Medical Specialties for the American Board of Internal Medicine with added qualifications in Medical Oncology/Hematology, or international equivalents. Candidates are not required to be board certified.
- Completes an application that includes applicant demographic information and education history, including past and present program directors’ names and addresses. Also provides the following:
- Biographic information: full name, date of birth, current address (local and/or foreign) and nationality/citizenship
- Job experience
- Transcripts (certified by school registrar or official)
- Postgraduate training certificates
- ECFMG certificate (if foreign medical graduate)
- List all current and past visas issued by the United States to a foreign national applicant and/or immediate family
- If applicable, biographic information for a foreign national applicant’s spouse and children
- Copy of all passports, visas and I-94 for foreign national applicant and immediate family members joining the applicant
- Current CV and/or resume
- Any medical licenses current or prior
- Current photograph
- Essay or narrative describing applicant’s prior related experience, future goals and objectives and reason that this program is of interest.
All application documentation, including, without limitation: photographs, certified copies and certified translations into English from foreign languages, must meet the requirements of the Texas Medical Board.