Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Fellowship

The NYU Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program offers a Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology. Clinical fellows will receive comprehensive training in the diagnosis and management of primary central nervous system tumors in children and young adults. Fellows with a strong interest in research may be considered for a second or third year of training in clinical or laboratory research, upon approval by the Program Director and securing of additional funding. Fellows interested in pursuing a career in translational research are strongly encouraged to apply to the Masters of Science Program in Clinical Investigation (MSCI) at NYU School of Medicine, a two-year training program for clinician-scientists.

Duration: One year, with an optional second and/or third year for candidates interested in pursuing neuro-oncology research.

Program Director: Theodore Nicolaides, MD

Associate Directors: Sharon Gardner, MD

Eligibility: We seek competitive candidates with an academic orientation. Applicants should have completed training in an ACGME-accredited program in pediatric hematology/oncology or child neurology prior to entering. Foreign applicants with equivalent qualifications are eligible to apply. They must have completed all three of the USMLE examinations, a CSA exam, and hold a valid ECFMG certificate.

How to Apply: Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a letter of interest as soon as possible. Select candidates will be invited for a personal interview, at which time we will request  three letters of recommendation, including one from the Program Director or Department Chair. Candidates must be able to obtain a valid New York State License or a Limited Permit to practice medicine in the State of New York prior to the start date ( This is a non-ACGME-accredited fellowship program.

Theodore Nicolaides, MD
Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
160 East 32nd Street, L3 Medical
Phone: 212-263-9959