• How to Apply

    To apply for the fellowship program, you must supply the following:

    Completed Application Form

    Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center uses the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS). For more information on the ERAS system please visit the following: https://www.aamc.org/students/medstudents/eras/.

    Please note, when in this application, visit the section called Participating Specialties and Programs, then search for the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program. You will be directed to search for the program name. Our program name is: Children’s Hospital/Boston Medical Center Program. Please make sure that you click on that link. If not, you will be redirected to a different application.

    Curriculum vita

    Medical School Transcript

    Dean's Letter

    USMLE boards scores (at least Parts 1 and 2; part 3 if completed)

    Personal statement in the style requested on the application form

    Three to five letters of reference from people with whom you have worked closely in a clinical capacity or research capacity. All applicants must supply at least three letters. MD/PhD applicants must also submit a reference letter from their thesis advisor. If possible, all applicants should supply at least one letter from a hematologist/oncologist, or from someone who has worked at Boston Children's Hospital or who is otherwise familiar with our program.

    *Please make sure that all application materials are completed and turned in through the ERAS system. If your application is not received by the deadline mentioned below, your application will be marked incomplete and will not be accepted. The ERAS system will start to accept 2016 applications on December 1, 2014. We strongly recommend that you submit your application by December 15. However, we accept applications until March 1, 2015 assuming it is possible to schedule an interview between that date and the date of our selection committee meeting.

    Contact us for Further Information

    If you need further information please contact:

    Trishna Rana 
    Fellowship Program Coordinator 
    Boston Children's Hospital 
    Phone 1-617-919-3041

  • Fellowship Brochure


    Learn everything you need to know about our Fellowship Program in this detailed brochure. Get information on salary, benefits the application process and much more.

  • Contact Us

    For questions regarding our fellowship program, please contact Fellowship Program Coordinator Trishna Rana at 1-617-919-3041 or email trishna.rana@childrens.harvard.edu.
  • Outstanding Care

    Dr. Stuart Orkin, Chair of Pediatric Oncology, describes the unparalleled resources available at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's.