Clinical fellowship rotations at Boston Medical Center combine experience in both Hematology and Oncology in the inpatient setting.
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
|BMC Subspecialty Blocks
|VA Clinic Fellow (Monday-Friday)
|2 months||1 month|
|BMC Consults||1 month||2 months|
|VA Consults||2 months||1 month|
|Research/Elective||2 months||4 months||10 months|
|Vacation||4 weeks||4 weeks||4 weeks|
|Continuity Clinic:||2 sessions per week||2 sessions per week||1-4 sessions per week, fellow selected based on career goals/research interests|
|DFCI Allo||1 month|
Hematology: 2 months in 1st year, 1 month in 2nd year. Outpatient clinics with exposure to amyloid, transplant and sickle cell as well as involvement in inpatient care and consultation on acute hematologic cases such as acute leukemia and lymphoma.
Thoracic/Gastrointestinal Oncology: 4 outpatient clinics per week with subspecialty BMC attendings. In addition, fellows attend and present their patients at the disease specific Tumor Boards.
Breast/Gynecologic/Genitourinary Oncology: 4 outpatient clinics per week with subspecialty BMC attendings. In addition, fellows attend and present their patients at the disease specific Tumor Boards.
Other Clinical Rotations:
Continuity Clinics: Two ½ day clinics per week during the 6 month block at, VA and BMC during the first two years. Clinics are disease based at BMC, and general hematology and oncology based at the VA. Guided by fellow interest, and continue through subspecialty rotations. During the final year of training fellows can choose 6 month or 12 month blocks of clinic at either site, and can choose to be involved in fewer clinics if focusing on research or more clinics if more clinically focused.
Clinic Fellow: Rotation at VA Boston, fellow sees patients with a variety of hematology and oncology attendings Monday through Friday in the outpatient clinic. Scheduled to see continuity patients as well as new consults, and works with the attending of the day on urgent care issues that arise.
Consult Service: At the VA Boston sees new and follow up consults for both hematology and oncology on inpatients at the West Roxbury VA site with the assigned consult attending. At BMC sees new and follow up consults for oncology and hematology (excluding acute leukemia and lymphoma which are followed by the hematology subspecialty fellow).