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Why train at UNC in the pediatric hematology-oncology fellowship program

From the Program Directors

Welcome to UNC!

We’re looking for motivated and curious applicants who want to train in a stimulating and collegial environment.  For more than 40 years our team has proudly trained experts, leaders, and (above all) colleagues in pediatric hematology-oncology.

UNC fellows train in a world-class public hospital, where they encounter the full scope of our specialty:

For details on salary and benefits, please visit the Office of Graduate Medical Education.

We accept applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). For applicants who require Visa sponsorship, we are able to consider applicants eligible for a J-1 Visas sponsored by the ECFMG only.

Applicants with dual training in pediatrics and internal medicine can apply for combined internal medicine-pediatric fellowship training, in partnership with the UNC Department of Internal Medicine

Please feel free to contact us with any questions at all.  Good luck!


Patrick Thompson, MD
Professor of pediatrics
Program director since 2015

Mike Winstead, MD
Assistant professor of pediatrics
Assistant program director since 2018