Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program

Educational Opportunities

 

Fellows are encouraged to continuously expand and deepen their knowledge through our robust educational resources, which include didactic sessions, teaching rounds and frequent seminars, workshops and journal clubs. These opportunities facilitate the exchange of knowledge and ideas and offer venues for networking with colleagues, faculty and invited guest speakers.

Nicholas Whipple

Professional Development Opportunities for Clinical Fellows

Fellows Rounds

This weekly meeting is organized by the fellows and attended by fellows and faculty. Lectures include general hematology-oncology topics in a review format.

Leukemia/Lymphoma/Hematology/Transplant Conference

This formal weekly conference is attended by faculty in hematology, oncology, pathology, diagnostic imaging and infectious diseases. Fellows are expected to present a case and may also be asked to present the discussion.

Solid Tumor, Leukemia, and BMT Division Rounds

In addition to daily ward rounds, each division holds weekly rounds at which the inpatient team presents the current inpatients to the entire division. The inpatient fellow leads these discussions and ensures follow-up of the plan.

St. Jude Grand Rounds

National and international guest experts are frequently brought in to deliver this weekly formal presentation of a clinical or basic science topic related to pediatric hematology-oncology.

Clinical-Translational Solid Tumor Conference

This is a formal weekly conference in which solid tumor or brain tumor cases are presented and pertinent literature discussed.

Danny Thomas Lecture Series

This series consists of weekly lectures presented to the entire St. Jude community by distinguished visiting scientists and clinical researchers.

Hematology Journal Club

At this monthly meeting, fellows present recent articles focusing on nonmalignant hematology.

Pediatric Grand Rounds

This weekly conference on diverse topics in general pediatrics is organized by the Department of Pediatrics and is held at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Attendance is optional.

Solid Tumor Staging Conference

At this weekly conference, management of specific solid tumor patients is discussed by the hematology, oncology, surgery, diagnostic imaging and radiation oncology faculty. Fellows are encouraged to attend when their patients are discussed.

Coagulation Conference

This is a combined conference for pediatric and adult hematologists at the University of Tennessee. At each meeting, one pediatric and one adult hematology case is presented. The St. Jude fellow on the Hematology service is expected to give the case presentation and discussion.

Brain Tumor Conference

At this weekly conference, evaluations and management of specific brain tumor patients are discussed by the neuro-oncology, neuro surgery, diagnostic imaging and radiology-oncology faculty. Fellows are encouraged to attend when their patients are discussed.