Applicant Information

Who are our applicants?

Our applicants generally have had some exposure to both fields through clinical experiences, research projects related to cancer and aging, and/or involvement in national societies (ASCO, ASH, AGS, CARG etc.). However, we also understand that this can be a niche field and not all applicants will have the exposure or mentorship required at their institutions to be fully developed in any or all of these areas. If you are passionate about the intersection of cancer and the care of older adults, consider applying!

We welcome applications from BE/BC internal medicine physicians. United States citizens and  J1 visa holders are encouraged to apply. At this time, we are not able to sponsor H1-B visas.

The 4-year Geriatric Oncology fellowship program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

ERAS Login:
If you do not already have an ERAS login name and password, you can register for one using this “Sign in to MyERAS” link on this page:

ERAS Program Code: 1257151F2

Required Application Materials:

  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Three letters of recommendation
    • One recommendation letter from your residency Program Director
  • USMLE Scores Report or verification of pass/fail status
  • ECFMG Certificate (only for international medical graduates)
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
  • Photo

2024 Fellowship Application Timeline:

June 5, 2024 MyERAS website opens to fellowship applicants to register and start their applications
July 17, 2024 – September 30, 2024 Applications will be accepted via ERAS
September 30, 2024 Application deadline
September 9, 2024 – October 7, 2024 Applicant interviews take place virtually*
November 20, 2024 Rank Order list is due from programs
December 4, 2024 Match date

*All interviews will take place virtually for the 2024 application season.

Boston Medical Center House Staff Benefits:

For more information, please contact
Amanda Tran, MPH, Senior GME Program Administrator
Section of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine
Boston Medical Center | Boston University School of Medicine
Phone: 617-638-6178