Research and Education Fellowships

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Research Fellowship in Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care
This two-year research fellowship opportunity can follow the year of clinical training. The program is directed toward physicians, psychologists, doctorally prepared nurses, social workers, and other clinicians who wish to prepare themselves for an academic research career in palliative care or psychosocial oncology. The goal of this fellowship is to train early investigators prepared to move these fields forward through the conduct of highest-quality research. A separate application is required.  For more information, visit their website or contact

Harvard Palliative Care Fellowship in Medical Education
This one-year Fellowship in Medical Education follows the clinical year of training and is open to fellows who are enrolled in or who have completed the Harvard Interprofessional Palliative Care Fellowship Program. A separate application is required. The goal of this fellowship is to develop expertise in medical education as it relates to palliative care through mentored teaching experiences and by conceptualizing and completing a project in medical education. Fellows will be located at one clinical site (MGH or DFCI/BWH) and may develop their project either locally or internationally. Funding may vary from year to year. Interested fellows should contact Dr. Kathleen Doyle or Dr. Jane deLima Thomas.