How to Apply

We accept two fellows each year. Application materials may be submitted after the beginning 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:

M. Sue O'Dorisio, MD, PhD.
University of Iowa Distinguished Professor
Director, Fellowship Program in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
University of Iowa, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
200 Hawkins Drive, 2521 JCP
Iowa City, IA 52242-1083
Phone - 319-356-3595 
Fax - 319-356-7659  


Jacque Meierotto
Coordinator, Fellowship Program Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Department of Pediatrics
200 Hawkins Drive, 2523 JCP
Iowa City, IA 52242-1083
Phone: 319-353-8105
Fax: 319-356-7659