The Hematology-Oncology Fellowship at UMass Chan Medical School - Baystate is an three-year integrated program that meets all requirements for dual certification in both Hematology and Oncology.
The program is accredited by the Residency Review Committee for Internal Medicine as providing excellence in subspecialty training. And, our graduates have a high board pass rate in both Hematology and Oncology.
Multidisciplinary Approach to Treatment and Training
At our D'Amour Center for Cancer Care, part of the Baystate Regional Cancer Program, you'll get extensive and diverse clinical training that emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach to treating cancer.
You will work with, and learn from, a healthcare team of the region’s most accomplished cancer specialists including, radiation oncologists, pathologists,complementary medicine providers, surgical oncologists, and researchers.
During your training, you will also gain experience in cancer pharmacology, breast disease, cancer genetics, and geriatrics.
Develop a Personal Education and Research Plan
Each Fellow has his/her own mentorship committee to help develop a personalized education plan and to support research endeavors.
You will be able to develop your own research projects, participate in clinical trials, and have opportunities for laboratory research at the Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute.
In addition, you can benefit from Baystate Medical Center's membership in three national cancer cooperative groups: Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) and the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG).