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How to Apply

We accept two fellows each year. Application materials may be submitted following completion of the PL2 year of residency.

Application Materials Needed:

  • Completed application on ERAS  
  • Completion of or current participation in an American Board of Pediatrics certified Pediatric Residency
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement 
  • Four letters of recommendation including: 
    • Medical School Dean's letter (same as required for residency) 
    • Pediatric Residency Director, and 
    • Two additional faculty (or other appropriate individuals of your choice) 
  • USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 Examination Scores 
  • Copy of ECFMG Certificate (applies to international medical graduates only) 
  • Passport-style photograph (optional) 
  • Proof of US citizenship or permanent residency status 

Direct Program-related Questions and Return Applications to:

David Dickens, MD
University of Iowa Distinguished Professor
Director, Fellowship Program in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
University of Iowa, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
200 Hawkins Drive, 1323 BT
Iowa City, IA 52242-1083
Phone: 1-319-384-5108
Fax: 319-356-7659
Email: david-dickens@uiowa.edu  

David Claassen, MD, PhD
Associate Director, Fellowship Program in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
University of Iowa Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
200 Hawkins Drive, 1326 BT
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 1-319-356-1905
Email: david-claassen@uiowa.edu

or

Karina Escobedo
Coordinator, Fellowship Program Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Stead Family Department of Pediatrics
University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital
Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology
200 Hawkins Drive
Boyd Tower (BT) 1010-13
Phone: 1-319-356-3720
Fax: 319-356-4693
Email: karina-escobedo@uiowa.edu