Hematology and Oncology Fellowship Application Process

The Hematology and Oncology Fellowship program at the Wake Forest School of Medicine is a three-year advanced training program.

Application Process

Applicants interested in pursing the Hematology and Oncology program must submit an application through ERAS and register through NRMP.

Candidates who match will be notified by mail of available dates to schedule an interview. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom or WebEx.


Activity Date
ERAS Opens for Candidates July
ERAS Opens for Programs August
Wake Forest Deadline for Receiving Applications August 30, 2021
Extend Invitations September
Interview Cycle

September – November

Match Day December 1, 2021
Fellowship Begins July

Submitting an Application

  1. Complete your application through ERAS
  2. Register with the NRMP

Required Documents

As part of the SAFAS process, prospective fellows will need to submit the following documentation:

  • USMLE Step I, II and III scores and/or COMLEX-USA 1, 2 and 3 scores
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Exchange Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates certification (if applicable)
  • Personal statement or letter of interest explaining career choice and goals
  • Three letters of recommendation, one of which should be from the applicant's residency program director. Letter of recommendations should be on letterhead and signed
  • Current photograph

Interview Process

Invitations for interviews will be sent by email from our fellowship coordinator. Interviews may also be conducted via Skype or FaceTime if travel or time restrictions exist.

Foreign Medical Graduates

We accept foreign medical graduates into our program. We look for well-qualified candidates and prefer applicants who have had U.S. clinical experience within the application year. International medical graduates must have completed an ACGME-accredited residency in Internal Medicine to be considered for an interview. If you need work authorization, our institution accepts J-1 Visas, Employment Authorization Documentation (EAD) and green cards.