Oncologic Fellowship


The one-year Emergency Medicine Oncology Fellowship will provide training related to hematologic and oncologic emergencies. The program is open to board-certified or board-eligible emergency medicine physicians. Fellows will gain exposure to these patients through Emergency Department shifts, inpatient rotations and Intensive Care Unit settings. The goal of the program will be to prepare the fellow to lead in the growing field of cancer related emergencies. The training will occur in The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and The James Emergency Department. This is one of the few fully integrated Oncologic Emergency Departments in the world. Other rotations will include oncology, hematology, neuro-oncology and palliative medicine. A month of protected time for academic research is also part of the fellowship. The fellow will also have the opportunity to work on administrative projects in The James Emergency Department in coordination with the Medical Director. The fellow will also be expected to provide education during didactics and perform EMS outreach programs. Contact Luca DeLatore, MD, Oncology Fellowship Director, for information.

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  • 6 months of Emergency Medicine including dedicated shifts in the James Cancer Hospital’s Emergency Department
  • 1 month of Oncology
  • 1 month of James ICU
  • 1 month of Hematology
  • 1 month of combined Neurosurgery and Neuro-Oncology
  • 1 month of Palliative Medicine
  • 1 month for research

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Program Leadership

Luca  DeLatore, MD
Luca DeLatore, MD
Oncology Fellowship Director

Oncology Faculty

Michael  Purcell, MD
Michael Purcell, MD
Oncology Fellow

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An Ohio medical license will be required before starting the fellowship.
To start the application process, you must be a graduate from an emergency medicine residency program. Please send the following documents: current CV with reference list, a statement describing your reason for pursuing a medical education fellowship training (Personal Statement), USMLE or COMLEX Scores (official report) and 3 letters of recommendation preferably from Emergency Medicine faculty, with one letter of recommendation from your current Program Director.

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Luca DeLatore, MD
Oncology Fellowship Director

Jennifer Journy
Fellowship Coordinator
Department of Emergency Medicine
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
776 Prior Hall
376 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210
Phone: 614-293-8304
Fax: 614-293-3124

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