Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
HICCC

For those interested in pursuing a career in cancer research, the HICCC offers Columbia University-affiliated training programs in the areas of basic laboratory research, epidemiology and public health, and clinical science. While the individual training programs are organized independently and supported by separate NCI-funded grants, shared activities and common curricula ensure that each trainee is exposed to the full range of scientific disciplines involved in cancer research.

Cancer Biology Training Program

This program prepares talented scientists for highly productive careers in basic cancer research. This is achieved through a rigorous didactic curriculum and opportunities to study in the laboratories of Columbia University faculty. The Cancer Biology Training Program, which supports four predoctoral graduate students and six postdoctoral fellows, is funded by the National Cancer Institute (T32-CA009503). more...

Cancer Epidemiology/Biostatistics/Environmental Health Program

This program prepares predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees for careers in areas related to cancer and public health. The Cancer Epidemiology/Biostatistics/Environmental Health Training Program, which supports 15 pre- and post-doctoral graduate students is funded by the National Cancer Institute (T32-CA009529) and (R25-CA94061). more… 

Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship Program

This program provides intensive training in all clinical aspects of Hematology and Medical Oncology, followed by the opportunity to develop an in-depth research project in a defined area of basic, clinical, or public health research. The program is open to applicants in accredited Internal Medicine training programs who expect to be board eligible by the time they come to Columbia. more… 

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation Program

This program is coordinated through two divisions in the Department of Pediatrics -- the Division of Pediatric Hematology/BMT and the Division of Pediatric Oncology. The overall objectives of the ACGME accredited Fellowship Program are designed to encourage trainees to develop an interest in clinical and basic research. It seeks to insure that the trainees will be competent in all aspects of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT, as well as acquire the academic skills to continue in a tertiary Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology / BMT environment. more…

 
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