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NOTE: Applications are currently being accepted.

Scholar Candidate Eligibility

  • All candidates must be physicians holding MD, DO or MD/PhD degrees, have completed specialty clinical training, and are board-eligible in a cancer-related specialty. Candidates must have a clinical training background in one of the following oncology disciplines: medical, surgical, gynecological, dermatological, pediatric or radiation oncology.
  • All clinician candidates must be eligible to obtain NIH funding.
  • Clinician candidates who have equivalent training or clear experience in clinical trial design and leadership in clinical oncology trials would not normally be candidates for this Certificate Program.
  • Minimum two-year commitment required.

To apply, please submit the following set of documents:

  • A recent Curriculum Vitae including previous research experience, both didactic and practical.
  • A personal statement describing the reason for seeking research training, specific research interests, and career plans.
  • At least 3 letters of recommendation, including one either from the residency training director or doctoral committee chairperson/advisor. (May be sent as a PDF)
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship (passport) or permanent residency (green card).

Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged.

Please address letters to:

Stanton L. Gerson, MD
Director, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Please email application materials to:

Damian Junk, PhD
Training & Education Program Manager

Program Directors

Program Director: Stanton L. Gerson, MD
Director, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor, Medicine-Hematology/Oncology