The Hematology-Oncology Fellowship program provides clinical and laboratory training in hematology, medical oncology, and bone marrow transplantation. Program resources include more than 70 full-time faculty in the Divisions of Medical Oncology, Hematological Malignancies and Cellular Therapy, and Hematology. The Fellowship has an average of 21 fellows in different stages of training.
- Train future leaders in the fields of hematology and medical oncology
- Provide outstanding clinical training in all areas of hematology and medical oncology while maintaining compliance with policies and procedures of the ACGME and ABIM; and
- Instill lifelong passions for patient care and a vigorous pursuit of new knowledge through basic, translational and clinical research.
- The Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center treats more than 6,000 new cancer patients each year and is consistently recognized as the top cancer hospital in the southeast. Duke University Health System opened ia new state-of-the-art Cancer Center in 2012 and is moving forward with construction on Duke Medicine Pavillion, which will be completed in 2013.
- Outstanding opportunities for multidisciplinary bench to bedside research can be found within the Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy, the Duke Cancer Care Research Program, the Center for Human Genetics, the Translational Research Institute, the Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center and the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center.
Carlos M. DeCastro, MD
Director, Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program
Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematological Malignancies and Cellular Therapy
Duke University Medical Center
Carlos de Castro, MD, receives School of Medicine's 2017 Master Teacher/Clinician Award, which honors individuals with superlative accomplishment and service in the areas of clinical care and teaching. Awards are given to recognize clinical practitioners who exemplify the highest standards of clinical care, pedagogy, and professionalism or to basic scientists who achieve distinction in pedagogy and professionalism. Learn more.