All fellows, regardless of their track, participate in the Fellows Core Conference. The Fellowship Program has two core conferences each week. During these conferences, lectures are given by Northwell’s highly regarded faculty to review important topics such as:
- Pharmacology of chemotherapeutic agents
- Disease specific reviews
- Cancer biology
- Genetics of cancer
- Palliative care
- Cancer research
- Clinical trials
Fellows review and analyze current cancer related articles from peer reviewed journals in order to critically evaluate current published research in the future.
Fellows attend this weekly didactic lecture series given by world renowned faculty. Conferences include discussions on standard of care as well as current basic science and translational research efforts.
Fellows attend this weekly didactic lecture series on hematologic disorders. Conferences include discussions on standard of care as well as current basic science and translational research efforts. Each fellow is expected to present one Hematology Grand Rounds program during their second year of training.
Site specific multidisciplinary tumor boards include:
- Gynecologic oncology
- Head and neck cancer
- Bone metastases
- Hematologic malignancies
Fellows attend and present cases at the multidisciplinary tumor boards.
All first year fellows participate in an eight-week Communication in the Oncology Setting course that includes didactic lecture followed by role play learning.
All fellows are encouraged to attend at least one national meeting per year that is supported by the program. All fellows are encouraged to present their research at national meetings.