The Fellowship in Neuro-Oncology is a UCNS accredited one year fellowship based in the Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor Center (BBTC) that focuses on primary and metastatic brain tumors as well as the effects of cancer treatments. Fellows who graduate from the program will have the knowledge and skills to detect, and treat tumors affecting the nervous system as well as their complications. Other responsibilities and privileges will include participation in tumor board, research studies, and teaching students of medicine and allied health sciences. The Fellowship is intended for graduates of neurology, and medical oncology residencies. In order to apply to our program candidates must have successfully completed an ACGME-accredited residency program in the United States or a RCPSC-accredited residency program in Canada in one of the following specialties: Adult Neurology, Child Neurology, Neurological Surgery, Internal Medicine, or Medical Oncology. International Medical Graduates must have received a currently valid ECFMG certificate in order to apply to our program

Current Fellows

Andrew Dhawan, M.D., Ph.D.
Andrew Dhawan, M.D., Ph.D.

Medical School: Queens University, Ontario Canada
Residency: Neurology, Cleveland Clinic

Mary Moellering
Mary Moellering

Medical School: Texas Tech University School of Medicine
Residency: Neurology, Indiana University Medical Center

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Application Process

Application Process

Interested candidates can apply for this fellowship by first registering with the SF Match followed by submitting the following documentation to the program:

  • Fellowship Application.
  • CV.
  • Personal Statement.
  • Letter from Residency Program Director in lieu of Dean’s Letter.
  • At least two letters of recommendation from physicians whom have supervised you in a clinical setting.
  • USMLE/COMLEX Score Reports.
  • Medical School Diploma.
  • Certified copy of your currently valid ECFMG certificate (applicable for International Medical Graduates only).

Please send all application materials to nieducation@ccf.org. Please make the subject line of your email "Neuro Oncology Fellowship application."

Program Director

  • Glen H. J. Stevens, DO, PhD, FAAN
    Section Head, Adult Neuro-Oncology
    Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor & Neuro-Oncology Center
    Taussig Cancer Center – CA-51
    Cleveland Clinic 
    9500 Euclid Ave.
    Cleveland, OH 44195
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Living in Cleveland

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