The fellowship program in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation consists of one year of full time structured, supervised training with an optional extension for a half to one year focusing on clinical or basic research. The high volume of supervised exposure will provide the fellowship candidate with adequate knowledge to become a highly qualified and independent physician, taking care of all the aspects of stem cell transplantation. Training methodology focuses on the candidate’s becoming a self-dependent learner with great emphasis on academic and research orientation periods.
The candidate will realize the importance of a team approach to medical problems. During the training, the fellow will rotate through different relevant clinical and laboratory fields. Rotations will include inpatient BMT service, stem cell processing laboratory, inpatient leukemia floor, radiation therapy services, apheresis unit, pediatric stem cell transplantation and outpatient BMT clinics. The Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation program at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (Gen. Org.) is one of the world’s largest programs in the field.