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Geriatric Oncology Fellowship - Curriculum

PGY-4 – Geriatric Oncology Year # 1:
 
The first year is composed of 9 months of geriatric training and 3 months of clinical hematology/oncology. A tentative schedule is outlined below.

Inpatient Rotation Schedule


Clinical Rotation  Duration  Site
Geriatric Psychiatry  1 month  VA Bedford
Geriatric Inpatient Service  1 month  BMC
Nursing Home Care Unit 1 month VA Beford
Alzheimer's Unit 1 month VA Beford
Rehabilitation Medicine 1 month VA Bedford
Elective 1 month BMC
Palliative Care 1 month VA Bedford
GEM Inpatient Unit 1 month VA Bedford
Heme/Onc Consults 1 month BMC
Oncology Inpatient Service 1 month BMC

Each fellow will participate in two ½ day clinics per week. One clinic will be a geriatric clinic includes home, and nursing home visits.  The second clinic is an oncology clinic.
 
PGY-5 – Geriatric Oncology Year # 2:
 
The second year is composed of 12 months of clinical hematology/oncology. Outlined below.

Inpatient/Outpatient Block Rotations: 12 months of Clinical Oncology training divided as follows:


Clinical Rotation Clinical Rotation Site
Oncology Outpatient Clinics 3 months BMC
Hematology-Oncology Inpatient Service 1 month BMC
Hematology-Oncology Consult Service 1 month BMC
Elective 1 month BMC
Oncology Outpatient Clinics 3 months Boston VA
Hematology-Oncology Inpatient Service 2 months Boston VA
Elective/Research 1 month Boston VA

Longitudinal Outpatient: At least two ½ days per week.

PGY- 6 – Geriatric Oncology Year # 3:
 
Inpatient/Outpatient Block Rotations:


Clinical Rotation Duration Site
Hematology-Oncology Inpatient Service 1 month BMC
Hematology-Oncology Consult Service 1 month BMC
Oncology Outpatient Clinics 1 month Boston VA
Hematology-Oncology Inpatient Service 1 month Boston VA
Elective/Research  4 months Boston VA

Longitudinal Outpatient: At least two ½ days per week. One clinic will be hematology based.

PGY- 7 – Geriatric Oncology Year # 4:

Inpatient/Outpatient Block Rotations:

Clinical Rotation Duration Site
Elective/Research 12 months BMC/VA
Outpatient clinic 2 days/week BMC
Allogenic Transplant Rotation 1 month Dana Faber Cancer Institute

 

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