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Program at a Glance

  • The UMMS-Baystate Hematology & Oncology Fellowship Program is an 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.
  • Dual certification with high board pass rate in both Hematology and Oncology is accomplished over a 3 year training period.

Fellowship Director: Chandravathi Loke, MD email: chandravathi.loke@baystatehealth.org

Fellowship Coordinator: Renee Pierce email: Renee.Pierce@baystatehealth.org phone: 413.794.0373

Program Metrics

  • Number of fellows per year: 2   
  • Total number of fellows: 6

Department Metrics

  • Number of Core Faculty: 10
  • Number of Ancillary Faculty: 15
  • Number of Nurse Practitioners: 4

Baystate Statistics

  • Number of residency programs: 10
  • Number of fellowship programs:  22

Fellow Benefits & Facilities

  • We have attempted to maintain salaries in the 75th percentile nationally, and here in western Massachusetts, we enjoy a lower cost of living than in major urban areas. View our complete list of salaries and benefits.
  • 4 weeks vacation/year, paid meeting time
  • Disability/Malpractice/Health/Life Insurance
  • Large on-campus library

Curriculum Information

  • PG4: Hematology Service (4-5 months); Oncology Service (4-5 months); Outpatient and Breast clinics (1 month); Research and Electives (2-3 months); Hematology Continuity Clinic (1/2 day/week); Oncology Continuity Clinic (1/2 day/week)
  • PG5: Hematology Service (3-4 months); Oncology Service (3-4 months); Outpatient and Breast clinics (2 months); Research and Electives (3-4 months); Hematology Continuity Clinic (1/2 day/week); Oncology Continuity Clinic (1/2 day/week)
  • PG6: Hematology Service (2-3 months); Oncology Service (2-3 months); Outpatient and Breast clinics (3 months); Bone Marrow Transplant (1 month); Research and Electives (3-6 months); Hematology Continuity Clinic (1/2 day/week); Oncology Continuity Clinic (1/2 day/week)