Pediatric Hematology / Oncology Fellowship Program

Fellowship Director:

Greg Yanik, M.D

Current Fellows

Tom Michniacki, MD

Gina Ney, MD, PhD

Dan Peltier, MD, PhD

Amanda Sankar, MD

Laura Sedig, MD, MSc

Mark Shamoun, MD

Why consider Michigan for your Fellowship?

The University of Michigan Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (PHO) Fellowship is designed to train future leaders and provides outstanding opportunities in both clinical and research training.  This three-year program is specifically oriented toward individuals who will pursue academic careers or assume leadership positions in clinical practice. Clinical activities occur in one of the leading children’s hospitals in the United States as well as a leading Comprehensive Cancer Center.  The extraordinarily rich research environment, with faculty from departments and institutes throughout the university, provides virtually unlimited opportunities for young scholars in this discipline.  The PHO training program lays the foundation for outstanding future careers, and its graduates become division chiefs, department chairs, leaders in national societies and pioneers who advance both clinical and basic research.

Who are we?

16 faculty members dedicated to research, patient care and fellow education

15 nurse practitioners to support patient care

Dedicated social workers, pharmacists, nurses, research coordinators and child life specialists

What do we do?

  • Over 100 new oncologic diagnoses per year
  • Over 600 admissions to our inpatient unit per year
  • Approximately 50 stem cell transplants per year
  • Phase I program 
  • Neuro-oncology Program 
  • Immunohematology Program 
  • Sickle cell/Hemoglobinopathy Program
  • Coagulation Program 
  • Bone Marrow Transplant 

What makes us unique?

  • COG Phase I Program 
  • One of 20 national BMT CTN (Bone Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network) Core Sites
  • Leading National Genomic Sequencing Program 
  • Inventor of MIBG Therapy for Neuroblastoma
  • National leaders in basic science research in:

     - Genomic sequencing 
     - Bleeding/thrombotic disorders 
     - Neuro-oncology 
     - Nanotechnology 
     - Transplant immunobiology 
     - Cancer Immunotherapy 
     - Sarcoma translational research 

  • Faculty with national and international reputations as principal investigators in COG, PBMTC and BMT CTN studies and with leadership positions in COG, PBMTC and CIBMTR
  • Non-malignant stem cell transplants for conditions such as sickle cell anemia, congenital neutropenia and other immune deficiencies 
  • Immunohematology Program run through Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant

Eligibility and Selection

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology adheres to the Graduate Medical Education policy of House Officer Selection. 

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in the University of Michigan's Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program. Applications are accepted through ERAS.

The Department of Pediatrics offers a Fellow Applicant Travel Scholarship Program for applicants interested in cell and molecular biology and health disparities research.

Supervision Policy

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology complies with the University of Michigan Graduate Medical Education supervision policy