Cancer and Blood Disorders Center | Clinician Resources

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.

Educational opportunities

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 and CEU 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 the 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.