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BC Cancer-Victoria Clinical Research Lung Cancer Fellowship

Fellowship Supervisor: Dr. Doran Ksienski
Location: BC Cancer-Victoria
Fellowship start date: July 1, 2023
Fellowship duration: 1 year
Funding: Fully-Funded

1) Description

BC Cancer is committed to advancing cancer care through basic science, translational, and clinical trials research. BC Cancer – Victoria serves a large patient population on Vancouver Island. Our center has an active Clinical Trials Unit and houses the Deeley Research Center (11,000 sq. ft. general immunology and molecular biology labs). 

The intent of the fellowship is to provide clinical and research training in the area of lung cancer. BC Cancer-Victoria has a focus of activity in population outcomes research for patients receiving immunotherapy and targeted therapy for advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer. There is a focus on safety and efficacy of novel treatments for patient populations excluded or underrepresented in clinical trials. We have databases including over 1300 patients provincially. The fellow will undertake a lung cancer specific project and be supported by their research supervisor. 

2) Qualifications

Applications are open to all trainees who have completed core training in an oncology discipline and are seeking to enhance their research and clinical skills. Candidates must be eligible for an educational license from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. 

3) Fellowship Tasks

A portion of time will be devoted to conceptualizing, implementation, and analysis of a lung cancer specific research project. 

In addition, a portion of time will be devoted to clinical experience and direct patient interaction. This will involve running a semi-independent longitudinal clinic under the guidance of a supervisor, active participation in clinical trials, and attendance at weekly Lung multidisciplinary rounds. 

4) Application Process
-Cover letter introducing the candidate and personal statement regarding interest in pursuing a lung cancer fellowship at BC Cancer-Victoria
-Curriculum Vitae
-Three letters of reference 

Medical Oncology - Clinical Research Fellowship Program

The Department of Oncology at McMaster University has several clinical research fellowship positions available in Medical Oncology. McMaster University is one of Canada’s top ranked research-intensive universities and the Faculty of Health Sciences is a major contributor with more than $100 million in research funding being overseen by health sciences investigators. In addition, the Faculty of Health Sciences is partnered with the Hamilton Academic Health Care Network which provides care to Hamilton, Central West and North-Western Ontario, serving more than 2.2 million people. The Department of Oncology is located at the Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton, Ontario and offers one of the largest cancer treatment services in Ontario. Over 5,000 new patients are referred to the centre each year by physicians in the region.

Duration: 1 - 2 year Fellowships
Start Date: July 1, 2023
Deadline Date for Applications: Sept. 30, 2022
Invitations for interviews will be given to selected applicants. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Application Requirements
1.Must have completed Medical Oncology subspecialty
2.CPSO licensing to practice in the Province of Ontario
3.Curriculum vitae - include information on teaching and research positions, list of publications, certificates, awards, scholarships, memberships, etc
4.*Three appropriate professional letters of reference, one from the Residency Program Director*
5.Covering letter outlining personal learning goals and preliminary thoughts for development of a research/clinical project
6.Medical School transcripts

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Clinical Research Fellowship in Genitourinary (GU) Malignancies 2023

The London Regional Cancer Program (LRCP) is seeking an experienced and motivated individual for the role of a Clinical Research Fellow in Genitourinary (GU) Malignancies. The Genitourinary (GU) Malignancy Fellowship is a sub-specialty training program in the Division of Medical Oncology at the London Regional Cancer Program (LRCP), part of the London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) in London, Ontario, Canada.

Department: Medical Oncology
Location: Victoria Hospital - Department of Oncology
Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Fellowship Start Date: July 1, 2023
Deadline for application: September 1, 2022

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McGill University

Various Fellowships Available - click here to view

University of Calgary Department of Oncology/Alberta Foundation
Fellowship Positions for 2023-24

The Department of Oncology at the University of Calgary in conjunction with the Alberta Cancer Foundation (ACF) and other donors, is pleased to offer fellowships for the academic year 2023-2024. Two fellowship positions are site specific awards. The site-specific fellowships are in Radiation Oncology (Lavina Knight Fellowship), and Sarcoma (Cameron Daye fellowship).

APPLICATIONS are open to all trainees who have completed core training in an oncology discipline and are seeking to enhance their clinical and/or research skills.

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INTERESTED APPLICANTS will be required to submit:
1)Curriculum Vitae;
2)Three letters of reference; and
3)A personal statement regarding their interest in pursuing a fellowship in the Department of Oncology at the University of Calgary.

Closing date for application is August 31, 2022
Applicants will be notified by October 31, 2022

Canadian Association of Medical Oncologists
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Gatineau, QC J9J 0E3

Phone: 613.415.6033
Email: info@camo-acom.ca

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