One fellowship position (1) is available for the Academic year. Information about the fellowship and how to apply will posted in the summer of 2019 for July 1, 2020.
One fellowship position (1) is available for the Academic year July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020 at the PGY-6 salary level through PARO. Applications are invited from physicians who hold a Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or the equivalent training. Candidates will have completed a training program in one of the oncology subspecialties, be licensed with, or be eligible for an educational license from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO).
Every September for a Fellowship start date of July 1st the following year.
What you need to send:
Interested applicants should forward a covering letter outlining their proposed area of interest, indicating the specific fellowship position interested in. Also include:
Contact: Ms. Priscilla De Luca
Administrator Fellowship Program
Department of Oncology
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
c/o London Regional Cancer Program
800 Commissioners Road East
London, Ontario, N6A 5W9
Western University is at the forefront in the emerging field of Personalized Medicine. Understanding inter-individual variability in drug metabolism and tolerance is no where more important than in the practice of oncology. Investigators at the London Regional Cancer Program (LRCP) work in collaborating with the Departments of Clinical Pharmacology and Diagnostic Imaging on novel approaches to individualize therapy in cancer patients.
The LRCP serves as the regional referral service for tertiary oncology care for Southwestern Ontario, a cachement area of over 1.5 million people. The Clinical Research Unit at LRCP has established expertise in conducting a wide range of clinical trials, including “in-house”, industry and co-operative group sponsored studies. The LRCP has a strong relationship to basic science researchers situated in close proximity at the Victoria Cancer Research Laboratories. There exist translational research teams of clinicians and scientists in the breast, prostate and gynecologic disease site teams. We have strong linkages to the Princess Margaret Hospital Phase 2 Consortium, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) and the National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group (NCIC CTG). Facilities exist both at the Victoria and University Campuses of London Health Sciences Center to support translational research of the highest quality.
To allow the fellow to:
Fellows will be recruited from the Oncology Training Program at the LRCP and from other oncology training programs (Canadian and International). The existence of the Personalized Medicine in Oncology Fellowship at Western University will be communicated to other training programs at through advertisement at national and international oncology meetings / conferences. Given the focus on pharmacology and personalized medicine, candidates are most likely to have a medical oncology background, however, interested and qualified individuals from Radiation, Surgical or Gynecologic Oncology training programs are welcome.
Salary for the fellow will be at the level of a PGY-6 resident as per the Professional Association of Internes and Residents of Ontario (PARO) guidelines. Funding will also be made available for the fellow to attend up to 2 national / international meetings per year where his / her work is to be presented. Limited funding will also be made available to offset costs of research conducted (supplies, personnel, etc.)
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