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Neuro-Oncology

The mission of our medical Neuro-Oncology Fellowship program is to provide excellence in Neuro-Oncology teaching. By exposing the fellows to a multidisciplinary team of brain tumor specialists, we aim to contribute the finest physicians to the next generation of neuro-oncologists. We offer a 1-2 year program during which our fellows experience the entire spectrum of clinical Neuro-Oncology, multidisciplinary teaching sessions, clinical trials and basic research.

Yale is a member of a consortium of Neuro-Oncology fellowship training programs in which a matching plan is utilized. This is the San Francisco Match for Neuro-Oncology. In order to apply to our fellowship, applicants should register through the San Francisco match website and then submit their application to us directly (christine.marien@yale.edu, Program Coordinator). The application should include the following documents:

  1. A cover letter that summarizes candidate’s qualifications (completion of neurology residency, ECFGM certificate if applicable).
  2. A letter of good standing
  3. A personal statement explaining the candidate's interest in Neuro-Oncology and her/his future career goals, including their research interests.
  4. A curriculum vitae
  5. Three letters of recommendation, addressed to Dr. Joachim Baehring, the Fellowship Director.

Joachim M. Baehring, MD, DSc
Yale School of Medicine
Department of Neurology, Division of Neuro-Oncology
P.O. Box 208028
New Haven, CT 06520-8018
Tel. 203-737-7084