Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Fellowship

The Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology & Stem Cell Transplantation at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine offers a one-year advanced fellowship in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology.  We are one of the largest pediatric brain tumor centers in the nation and see well over 160 pediatric brain tumor patients each year.  We are a phase I institution within the Children’s Oncology Group (COG), members of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC), NF-1 Consortium, Collaborative Ependymoma Network (CERN) and numerous local and national consortia. 


The Pediatric Neuro-Oncology fellowship is a one-year Clinical/Clinical Research fellowship that provides expert training in pediatric brain and spinal cord tumors.  The Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Fellowship offers a rare opportunity to experience the multi-disciplinary care necessary for successful comprehensive pediatric brain tumor patient care, including exposure to Neurology, Neurosurgery, Neuropathology, Neuroradiology, Neuropsychology, Radiation-Oncology and Survivorship.  Trainees are afforded the opportunity to participate in Phase I trial development and enrollment.  The year includes frequent didactic sessions, journal club conferences, weekly multi-disciplinary Brain Tumor Board and intense clinical patient experiences. 


Applicant must be a Board-Certified or Board-Eligible Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist with a special interest in pediatric brain tumors.  Interested parties should submit the following materials: 

Application materials should be sent to the program director, Dr. Jason Fangusaro, via e-mail or to the mailing address listed to the right.

Rishi Lulla, MD


Jason Fangusaro, MD
Section Head, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Ann & Robert H. Lurie
Children's Hospital of Chicago
225 E. Chicago Avenue #30
Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Housestaff Research Portal

Feinberg has the infrastructure and resources to assist McGaw trainees interested in conducting scientific research. Visit our Housestaff Research Portal to learn more.