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Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Elective

We offer a 4-week pediatric subspecialty elective in hematology/oncology to 4th year medical students.



  • Provide training in history-taking and physical examination of infants and children with various hematologic and oncologic disorders
  • Gain experience in the evaluation and clinical management of pediatric cancer and blood disorder patients


  •  Act as the primary patient contact under the supervision of attending physicians in the outpatient clinic with the opportunity to work on the inpatient and consult team
  •  Opportunities to observe/perform the following procedures: lumbar puncture and bone marrow biopsy and/or aspirate
  • Attend and participate in Hem/Onc specific conferences
Fargo, John DO

John Fargo, DO; Elective Director

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