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Jennifer Michlitsch


Pediatric hematologist-oncologist

Dr. Jennifer Michlitsch is a specialist in pediatric blood diseases whose focus is on caring for children with sarcomas, cancerous tumors in bone or other tissues. She has a special interest in treating patients with relapsed sarcomas and other childhood cancers.

Michlitsch's research focuses on new treatments for children with relapsed and treatment-resistant cancers. She has a particular interest in bringing these therapies to all patients at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, regardless of socioeconomic status.

Michlitsch earned her medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine of USC. She completed a residency in pediatrics at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and a fellowship in pediatric hematology and oncology at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland.

Michlitsch is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Children's Oncology Group (COG) and COG's young investigator mentorship program.

  • Education

    Keck School of Medicine of USC, MD, 2001

  • Residencies

    Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Pediatrics, 2014

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, 2009

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

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