Frequently Asked Questions

About the Application Process

Yes, the fellow has their own desk for the year and is issued a computer with internet access and all necessary software applications.

Conference attendance is an important aspect of fellowship training, allowing for educational and networking opportunities in the fellow's subspecialty of choice.

$1,800 is allocated for scientific meeting and travel expenses.

Four calendar weeks (20 days total) of paid time off is provided each academic year to cover vacations, interview travel and conference attendance (additional time is provided to attend conferences as approved by the fellowship program director). Additional paid absences are granted for those taking an American Board of Internal Medicine hematology and/or medical oncology examination, presenting an abstract at a scientific meeting or participating as a committee member of a national organization. In addition, fellows have five days of sick leave each year.

In addition to allotted paid time off for vacation and interview travel, additional time is provided to attend conferences as approved by the fellowship program director.

Parking and lab coats are provided for fellows free of charge. The parking structure is across the street from the hospital.

The program is not sponsoring H-1B or J-1 visas at this time.

Have Questions or Need Help?

Contact us if you have questions or would like to learn more about the Hematology and Oncology Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai.

116 N. Robertson Blvd., 6th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Kathreena Legaspi, Program Coordinator