Oregon Health & Science University

Advanced Practice Provider Hematology/Oncology Fellowship

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Advanced Practice Provider
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

Our 12-month Advanced Practice Provider Hematology/Oncology Fellowship is designed for:

  • Newly-graduated Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants seeking clinical experience in hematology/oncology.
  • APPs with no oncology background who want to transition to specialty care.


Our program gives advanced practice providers a comprehensive framework to build a foundation of clinical knowledge, core competences and critical thinking skills.



We aim to achieve excellence by advancing education, research and clinical expertise that empowers the next generation of advanced practice providers in leadership with a comprehensive foundation in the field of oncology and the dedication to serve as compassionate, patient-centric providers from diagnosis to survivorship.

Function/Duties of Position



APP fellows will receive clinical and didactic education to gain hands-on experience while building a knowledge base across the continuum of oncology care, from early diagnosis through survivorship or end-of-life care. Clinical rotations encompass a variety of oncology subspecialties including hematologic malignancies, autologous and allogeneic stem cell transplant, CAR-T and other cellular therapies, and solid tumor malignancies, incorporating surgical, radiation and medical oncology, as well as supportive therapeutics such as palliative care and infectious disease. Our comprehensive approach to post-graduate education provides opportunity for professional development for the next generation of APP leaders.


Core curriculum:

  • Benign hematology
  • Community hematology/oncology
  • Gastrointestinal malignancies
  • Genitourinary and prostate malignancies
  • Gynecologic oncology
  • Hematologic malignancies
  • Infectious disease
  • Lung
  • Medical/surgical breast oncology
  • Palliative care
  • Phase 1 clinical trials
  • Stem cell transplantation and CAR-T

Months 3 through 9: Fellows will participate in a weekly continuity clinic with one of our community oncology partners.

Months 11 and 12: Fellows choose a specialized area for an extended rotation.


See HERE for more information on the Fellowship's Student Learning Objectives, Benefits and Expenses, Program Timeline, and to hear from the Hematology/Oncology APP team.

Required Qualifications

We accept two applicants for the program each year. By the start of the program, successful applicants must:

  • Be U.S. citizens or legally able to work in the U.S.
  • Have completed an accredited PA or NP master’s program
  • Have unencumbered licensure as either:
    • A physician assistant with the Oregon Medical Board
    • A nurse practitioner with the Oregon State Board of Nursing with certification in one of the following areas:
      • Family
      • Adult
      • Adult gerontology acute/primary care, or
      • Acute care
  • Have national board certification as a:
    • Physician assistant from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) within 6 months of beginning fellowship OR
    • Nurse practitioner from a nationally accredited organization such as the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
    • Eligible for DEA licensure
    • BLS/ACLS certification

To note: All OHSU employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated means you have received both doses of a two-dose, or one dose of a single-dose, FDA- or WHO-authorized COVID-19 vaccine and at least 14 days have passed since your final dose of COVID-19 vaccine. If you apply for and are offered a position, you must be fully vaccinated prior to starting work. 

Additional Details

How to apply:


Applications for entry into the winter 2024 cohort (January) will be accepted between Dec. 1, 2022 and 11:59 p.m. Pacific on Feb. 24, 2023. 


Required components

Submit the following as a complete package for your application to be considered:

  • Apply here online. Along with your completed OHSU online application, please upload:
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Statement describing why you are pursuing a post-graduate fellowship and your career goals upon completion of this program. Format: No more than one page, double-spaced, in 12-point text.
  • Three letters of recommendation. Evaluators must use official letterhead and email them directly to KCIAPPFellowship@ohsu.edu by 11:59 p.m. Pacific on Jan. 31, 2023. We will not accept letters from applicants.
    • New graduates must submit one letter from a physician or APP mentor, one from a faculty member of your graduate program, and a person of your choice who is qualified to comment on your professional practice.
    • Experienced APPs must submit one letter from a physician or APP mentor, one from a peer, and one from a person of your choice who is qualified to comment on your professional practice.
  • Unofficial PA or NP graduate transcripts. Your accredited program must email these directly to: KCIAPPFellowship@ohsu.edu.




All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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