Why the Aflac Cancer Center?

  • One of the leading childhood cancer centers in the country according to U.S.News & World Report
  • Among the largest pediatric hematology/oncology divisions in the country, with a 66 member faculty 
  • One of the first established National Institutes of Health (NIH) K12- and K30-sponsored clinical research training facilities
  • One of the top three enrolling institutions for Children’s Oncology Group (COG) trials
  • Member of the COG Phase I consortium—one of only 21 centers in the country and one of 3 in the  Southeast 
  • Growing NIH funding
  • Modern, state-of-the-art facilities
  • Largest comprehensive pediatric sickle cell disease program in the country and among the top five hemostasis/thrombosis programs nationally
  • Largest single center experience in the country for matched-sibling transplants for sickle cell disease
  • Offer Master in Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) degree
  • Ranked among Top 100 Companies to Work For by Fortune magazine

Welcome to Atlanta

AtlantaRanked among the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country, Atlanta combines southern hospitality with the amenities of any world-class city. More than 5 million residents enjoy Atlanta’s rich history and cultural diversity. Whether you are a sports fanatic, history buff or have a love of the arts, Atlanta offers something for everyone.

  • Cost of living is less expensive than other major cities
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; Atlanta is within a two-hour flight of 80 percent of the United States
  • Home to more than 12 Fortune 500 companies and more than 15 Fortune 1000 companies
  • Museums, theaters and artistic shopping areas
  • Professional sports leagues, including the Atlanta Falcons, Braves and Hawks
  • Vast number of restaurant options, including a wealth of ethnic cuisines