The Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program is an integrated program that meets all requirements for dual certification in both Hematology and Oncology.
Dual certification with high board pass rate in both Hematology and Oncology is accomplished over a 3 year training period.
The program is accredited by the Residency Review Committee for Internal Medicine as providing excellence in subspecialty training.
- Extensive and diverse clinical training at the D’Amour Center for Cancer Care (DCCC), a part of the Baystate Regional Cancer Program
- Multidisciplinary approach to treating cancer includes working with radiation oncology and surgery
- Fellows have academic appointments with Tufts University School of Medicine and teach medical students and residents especially on the popular Hematology elective
- Baystate Medical Center is a member of three national cancer cooperative groups: Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) and the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG)
- Fellows develop their own research projects, participate in clinical trials, and have opportunities for laboratory research at the Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute
- Training includes experience in Cancer Pharmacology, Breast Disease, Cancer Genetics, and Geriatrics
- Each Fellow has his/her own mentorship committee to help develop a personalized education plan and to support research endeavors.