The University of Illinois Cancer Center supports the research and career development of postdoctoral, clinical, and physician-scientist fellows. Resources for fellows include mentored training from experts in diverse fields related to cancer and community-engaged research.
The Cancer Education and Career Development Program
The University of Illinois Cancer Cancer Education and Career Development Program (CECDP) is a National Cancer Institute (NCI) funded T32 program for predoctoral and postdoctoral fellows. Over two decades, CECDP has prepared several predoctoral and postdoctoral fellows to be successful independent investigators and professionals in cancer disparities research.
The Vascular Biology, Signaling, and Therapeutics Training Program
The Vascular Biology, Signaling, and Therapeutics (VBST) Training Program, funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), trains predoctoral and postdoctoral fellows in four interdisciplinary themes:
- Angiogenesis & Regeneration
- Vascular Signaling
- Neurovascular Biology
- Vascular Therapeutics
The Lung Biology and Pathobiology Training Program
The Lung Biology and Pathobiology Training Program, supported by the NIH NHLBI, provides predoctoral and postdoctoral fellows training opportunities in comprehensive research in biology and pathobiology of cardiovascular systems and lungs.
The Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award
The University of Illinois Chicago Area Excellence in Education & Research (CAREER) is a three-year mentored postdoctoral fellowship that provides extensive team-based training in teaching and research.
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) funded K12 Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award (IRACDA) is a partnership between the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) and Governors State University.
UIC Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
UIC Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, under the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, supports the development of postdoctoral training and research opportunities at UIC.
Training Grants at UIC
Residencies and Fellowship Programs
Physician Residency Programs with Oncology Training
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Training Program | College of Dentistry | University of Illinois Chicago
- Pediatric Dentistry Graduate Residency: Pediatric Dentistry Graduate Residency Program | College of Dentistry | University of Illinois Chicago
- Dermatology Residency: Residency Program | Chicago Medicine
- Family Medicine
- Family Medicine Residency, Hematology/Oncology Subspecialties: Residency | Chicago Medicine
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine Residency, Hematology/Oncology Subspecialties: Residency | Chicago Medicine
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency: Resident Education | Chicago Medicine
- Pediatric Residency, Hematology/Oncology: Pediatric Residency | Chicago Medicine
- Diagnostic Radiology: Radiology
- Urology Residency: Residency | Chicago Medicine
Physician Fellowship Programs with Oncology Training
- Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship: Fellowship Program | Chicago Medicine
- Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship: Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program | Rockford Medicine
- Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship | Chicago Medicine
- Oncogeneralist Fellowship: For program updates, sign up for the Cancer Center mailing list
- Surgical Pathology Fellowship: Surgical Pathology Fellowship – Fellowship Programs | UIC Pathology Department)
The Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (StARR) Program
The Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (StARR) Program, funded by NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, provides mentored clinical/translational research training in the areas of cardiovascular, pulmonary, or hematologic diseases to internal medicine residents with various backgrounds and experiences to yield highly diverse and skilled physician-investigators in the biomedical sciences.
Physician-Scientist Development Program
Physician-Scientist Development Program is a comprehensive program for residents with extensive research experience to receive training in Internal Medicine with the guarantee of a position in one of the University of Illinois College of Medicine subspecialty fellowship programs.
The University of Illinois Graduate Medical Education Program and Office
The University of Illinois Graduate Medical Education Program and Office provides oversight of medical residency and fellowship educational programs to prepare next-generation physicians from diverse backgrounds.
Residency and Fellowship Programs: Prospective Residents | UI Health