Program Director


Maria C. Velez, MD
(504) 896-9740


Program Coordinator

Kelly Allerton 
(504) 896-9800

LSU Pediatrics
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

How To Apply

To apply for our program through ERAS, please click here.

To review our Applicant Selection Handout, click here.

Program Links

Pediatric Hematology Oncology Fellowship Program

Hello!  Thank you so much for your interest in our fellowship program in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at LSUHSC/Children's Hospital in New Orleans. Our division offers an accredited 3-year training program with positions available for 1-2 fellows each year.  The program was formally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) in early 1989, and is the only accredited Pediatric Hematology/Oncology fellowhsip program in Louisiana. We also participate in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP).

The program utizlizes the clincial and research resources and faculty expertise available at LSU Health Sciences CenterStanley S. Scott Cancer Center and  Children's Hospital of New Orleans.

You can find more information about our program on our hospital division's page:,  Here you will find our Annual Cancer Reports, with data about our Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders and our Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Program.

Please do not hesitate to e-mail me at or Ms. Kelly Allerton, Fellowship Program Coordinator, at  You can also call me at your convenience at 504-896-9740.

Thank you again for considering our program.  Talk to you soon!