Miller Mindell Gynecologic Oncology Research Fellowship

Submission Deadline: August 5, 2024 @ 11:59pm PST


The University of British Columbia and Vancouver General Hospital are offering a one- or two-year gynecologic oncology research fellowship. The training program is designed to cultivate outstanding academic Gynecologic Oncologists – both clinician investigators and physician-scientists.

Our program provides opportunities in a diverse range of research training disciplines including, but not limited to: cancer biology, molecular therapeutics, data science, AI/machine learning, clinical trial design/implementation, translational sciences, survivorship, epidemiology, health disparities, and health services research.

The training program offers a world class research environment and mentorship by globally recognized researchers and experienced clinical investigators of British Columbia’s Gynecologic Cancer Initiative, a province-wide interdisciplinary research program affiliated with synergistic partner institutions including University of British Columbia, Vancouver General Hospital, BC Cancer, and BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre.

The fellow will conduct their research within the multidisciplinary Provincial Gynecologic Tumour Group with a team of dedicated gynecologic cancer specialists in medical oncology, surgery, radiation oncology, pathology, counselling, hereditary cancer testing, nursing and research. 

Awards Details

The value of this award is an annual fellowship stipend of $87,000 for up to two years. Benefits may be included on top of the stipend depending on the duration of the award. Start date Fall of 2025 (negotiable).


Eligible applicants must hold an MD and have completed, or currently training in, or have been accepted into or applying to a gynecologic oncology training program in Canada or equivalent system. 

Each applicant is reviewed by an Admissions Committee. Top applicants, chosen on the basis of their credentials and letters of recommendation, are invited for a formal interview.

Applicants will give a presentation and have the opportunity to learn more about the facilities and to meet current fellows. The final selection is made by the Admissions Committee in consultation with all staff members. The selection process is administered through the University of British Columbia Division of Gynecologic Oncology. The salary and fringe benefits are competitive.

Submission Deadline

August 5, 2024 11:59 pm PST

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their applications via the Gynecologic Cancer Initiative Applications Electronic Portal and include the following :

• Cover letter outlining interest/experience in the field of gynaecologic oncology

• Details on current Fellowship program or intended Fellowship site

• Current CV

• Names of three references


Lisa Andres- (604 875 4260)

University of British Columbia and Vancouver General Hospital

Department of Obstetrics & GynecologyDivision of Gynecologic Oncology

Diamond Health Care Centre

2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC

Canada V5Z 1M9

On behalf of Division Heads Drs. and

Fellowship Recipients

Dr. Amy Jamieson, MBChB, FRANZCOG, CGO

Dr. Amy Jamieson is from New Zealand and recently finished her clinical fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology where she trained in Sydney and Vancouver. She is currently a research fellow at UBC and is the first recipient of the Miller-Mindell Gynecologic Oncology Research Scholarship.