About Us

Program Highlights

  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Our fellowship curriculum covers a wide range of topics, including the geriatric assessment using the Cancer and Aging Research Group (CARG) tool and the Geriatric 5Ms Framework, cancer treatment in older adults, palliative care, and end-of-life care.
  • Mentorship: Fellows receive individualized mentorship and guidance from experienced faculty members in throughout their training, including trained Geriatric Oncologists.
  • Clinical Rotations: Fellows gain hands-on experience through clinical rotations at BMC, VA Boston Health System, and affiliated institutions in the Boston area.
  • Networking and Conferences: Fellows have the opportunity to network with peers and experts in geriatric oncology through conferences, seminars, and research presentations at Society of Geriatric Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, American Geriatrics Society, Gerontology Society of America and more.

Meet our Program Directors

Ryan Chippendale, MD                               J. Mark Sloan, MD
Geriatrics Fellowship                                         Hematology & Medical Oncology
Program Director                                                Fellowship Program Director

Meet our Geriatric Oncology Faculty

Meredith Halpin, MD                                         Maya Abdallah, MD
Hematology & Medical Oncology                    Hematology & Medical Oncology
Geriatrics Oncology Faculty                              Geriatrics Oncology Faculty
Fellowship Assistant
Program Director

Meet our Fellowship Program Administrators

Amanda Tran, MPH                                               Inel Ferrara
Geriatrics Fellowship                                              Hematology & Medical Oncology
Program Administrator                                         Fellowship Program Administrator

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