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Training Program

Most experiences are longitudinal, except for one month elective rotations.

Year 1 is devoted to clinical training as follows:

Year 1 (required)

Neuro-oncology clinic with Dr. Colman/Dr. Malani

1 day per week

Neuro-oncology clinic with Dr. Mendez

1 day per week

Inpatient neuro-oncology service rounds 1 hour per day
Inpatient neuro-oncology consultations 1 hour per day
Education (tumor board, core curriculum, supplemental conferences) 1/2 day per week
Neuropathology Rotation 1 month
Pediatric Neuro-oncology rotation 1 month

Electives (only 1 required)

Supportive oncology/palliative care 1 month
Radiation oncology 1 month
Neurosurgery 1 month
Neuroradiology (required for Medical Oncology trainees

1 month

Bone marrow transplantation 1 month


Contact Us

Program Director

Joe Mendez, MD
Department of Neurosurgery
2000 Circle of Hope, Suite 2100
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Program Coordinator

Rachael Cox
Phone: 801-587-4024
2000 Circle of Hope, Suite 2100
Salt Lake City, UT 84112