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Summer 2024 - Oncology Nursing Fellowship

Flynn Fellowship in Oncology Nursing

In Partnership With Flynn Foundation


The Flynn Fellowship in Oncology Nursing Program is intended to help stimulate the career interest and foster the professional development of potential Oncology Nurses. The program is focused on the critically important field of Oncology Nursing. The Fellowship will enhance the student's core clinical education through direct observation of Oncology patient care and exposure to related patient care duties and services that typify Oncology nurses' valuable role and important inter-relationships with other members of the healthcare team. Opportunities to attend various pertinent internal educational programs and meetings with key staff members at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital will provide additional learning experiences for the student nurse. For more information about the program visit:


Program Scope:

The Fellowship program includes a comprehensive scope of direct observational and learning experiences within the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, including adult and pediatric exposure to:

  • Oncology Nursing (possible roles/typical responsibilities, applied practice, possible career opportunities, etc.)
  • Medical & Surgical Oncology (including treatment plans, key policies/procedures, patient education, etc.)
  • Clinical Research
  • Bone Marrow
  • Palliative Care Department (organization, resources, services)
  • Infusion Services
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Patient Support Programs
  • Various Internal Oncology-Related  Forums
  • Integrative Therapies
  • Survivorship


In addition, as part of this learning/development experience, the student nurse will be required to complete an evidence-based practice project in some aspect of Oncology Nursing which will be presented to their supervisory management during the last week of the program.


Program Schedule:

The program will span eight (8) weeks in length, from June 3, 2024 through July 26, 2024 for the Adult Oncology positions at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell; and from June 10, 2024 through August 2, 2024 for the Pediatric Oncology positions at NYP/Morgan Stanley’s Childrens Hospital (positions will be based in New York, NY). The schedule will be full time (37.5 hours/week). Schedules may vary during the week.


Application Process:

This Fellowship is being offered to four (4) rising senior nursing students (Class of 2025).  There are 2 positions in Adult Oncology and 2 in Pediatric Oncology; applicants should specify their preference.  Applicants must be in good standing. To apply, interested students should complete an application, which includes a required personal statement/cover letter answering, “Why oncology nursing; and why should you be selected?”  Applications must be received by December 8, 2023 at 11:59 PM EST to be eligible for consideration. The successful candidates will be notified by January 12, 2024.


Preferred Criteria

  • Class of 2025 graduates


Required Criteria

  • A matriculated student in a BSN program who is within two semesters of completing the degree requirements
  • BLS certification with American Heart Association


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