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Fellowships and Positions – Clinical Training Programs

All CCR residents and clinical fellows train at the 240-bed NIH Clinical Center, internationally recognized as the premier hospital dedicated to translational research and clinical care. Elective rotations offer residents and clinical fellows the opportunity to have direct experience in the care of patients enrolled in investigational protocols in the disciplines of allergy and immunology, anatomic pathology, critical care medicine/internal medicine, hematopathology, infectious diseases, medical genetics, and transfusion medicine. Participants will have first-hand exposure to the design, conduct, and management of clinical trials. 

CCR and its partners offer specialized clinical training programs in the areas listed below.  All of CCR’s programs are part of Graduate Medical Education at NIH

For each of the CCR-sponsored programs listed below, summary information is provided re: eligibility, contacts, and how to apply. To learn more about a specific program, visit the link provided.

Anatomic Pathology (ACGME-accredited)

Cytopathology (ACGME-accredited)

Hematopathology (ACGME-accredited)

Endocrine Clinical and Research Surgery

HIV and AIDS Malignancy Research

Medical Oncology/Hematology (ACGME-accredited)


Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (ACGME-accredited)

Radiation Oncology (ACGME-accredited)

Surgical Oncology

Urologic Oncology

Additional Training Opportunities at NIH

NIH jointly sponsors clinical training programs with several extramural training partners, including Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland, and the National Capital Consortium.  In addition, NIH sponsors numerous "one-of-a- kind" translational medicine fellowship training programs within its 27 Institutes and Centers. For information on other NIH clinical training opportunities, visit Graduate Medical Education at NIH.