At Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, we value our role in the medical community. As an internationally recognized referral hospital we work collaboratively with referring physicians throughout their patient’s treatment. As a leader in clinical research with a storied history of innovation, we actively sponsor and co-sponsor, on average, over 100 clinical trials at any given time. As a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, we take great pride in educating tomorrow’s leaders in pediatric hematology and oncology through our fellowship program and continued medical education (CME) opportunities.
Referrals & Second Opinions
To refer a patient or request a second opinion, you can contact us by phone or online. New patient coordinators are available from 9am to 5pm EST Monday through Friday, excluding major holidays. All voice mails and emails will be promptly returned no later than the next business day. If a patient requires immediate care, we can typically accept new patients within 24 hours. For after-hours and emergency referrals, call our 24-hour Page Service, 1-617-632-3352. Ask for the pediatric oncology consult physician or pediatric hematologist/oncologist on call.
Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s is dedicated to educating and training tomorrow’s leaders in the field of pediatric hematology and oncology. We offer several educational opportunities for physicians and medical students, including:
- CME courses that cover a wide range of current topics in pediatric oncology and hematology
- Frequent speakers at national and international conferences, seminars and symposia
- Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program, one of the most recognized hematology/oncology fellowship programs in nation, which trains fellows to become leading clinicians and independent investigators
Visit the Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s website to learn more about our physician resources and educational and hematology/oncology fellowship opportunities.