Hematology, Oncology & BMT Application & Interview Process

Applications for the Hitchcock-Wilson Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program at Nationwide Children's Hospital are handled through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS) program.  Materials required to apply through ERAS include:

  • Common Application Form (CAF)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Medical school performance evaluation (MSPE)
  • Medical school transcript
  • USMLE or COMLEX transcript 
  • Photo
  • If not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident - current J-1 or J-2 VISA
  • If a graduate of a medical school outside the U.S. - valid ECFMG certificate 

Submit your application via the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).

Once your completed application has been reviewed (through ERAS), you will receive an e-mail from the program.  Select applicants will be extended invitations to interview and will be expected to provide the program with three available dates they can visit. You can expect to be with us from approximately 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Your day will include a tour of our facility, interviews with several members of our staff, and lunch downtown with one or more of our current fellows.

Selected candidates will be offered an on-site interview. Candidates will be ranked and final selection occurs through the National Residency Matching Program for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (NRMP). We are unable to accept applicants that are not registered with the NRMP

International Graduates Policy for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

All physicians who have graduated from medical schools outside of the United States or Canada must have successfully completed a residency program at an accredited pediatric or IM/PEDS residency training program in the United States or Canada since graduation from medical school and PRIOR to submitting an application for fellowship training at our hospital. Foreign medical graduates are expected to have a J1 visa. Exceptions to this requirement must be approved by the Designated Institutional Official, the Program Director, and the Senior Vice President - Human Resources in advance of the match and/or letter of offer. In addition, all applicants must be eligible to participate in the National Residency Match Program.

If you meet the above requirements, you will be considered for a position in our fellowship training program. If you do not meet the above requirements, you cannot be considered for a position at this time.

Where to Report

Specific details of when and where to report will be supplied by Marcie Sparks prior to the interview date. The Division of Hematology/Oncology is currently located on the hospital's 11th floor and the fifth floor of the Faculty Office Building (FOB.)