Pediatric Outpatient Care at the Jimmy Fund Clinic


Contact the Jimmy Fund Clinic



Dana building, 3rd floor

Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Facilities
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Hours of Operation

Monday–Friday (all services): 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday (pre-scheduled infusions only): 8:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

New Patient Appointments and Second Opinions


New brain tumor patients: 617-632-2680

New stem cell transplantation patients: 888-733-4662


Dana-Farber's Jimmy Fund Clinic is one of the world's premier centers for pediatric cancer treatment and research. It encourages hope for children with cancer and their families. Designed especially for the comfort and convenience of pediatric cancer patients and their families, the Jimmy Fund Clinic follows the "family-centered care" philosophy of Institute founder Dr. Sidney Farber, assuring that a patient's psychological, family, and spiritual needs are met as well as their medical needs.

The Jimmy Fund Clinic includes:

  • A new, expansive infusion room with both shared and private spaces and various activity options
  • Multiple consultation rooms to provide families private meeting spaces
  • Procedure rooms designed to allow procedures such as spinal taps during patient appointments; the ability to provide sedation for procedures assures patient comfort and convenience
  • The Blum Pediatric Resource Room, with resources for parents and activities and iPads for children and teens
  • Its own independent pharmacy

Jimmy Fund Clinic Resources

  • Consultation and isolation rooms provide private meeting areas for your child and family to meet with members of our care team before, during, and after treatment
  • Complementary therapies, such as massage and music therapy, are available (these therapies for both children and adults also can be accessed through the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies)
  • An activities coordinator and adolescent activities specialist distract young children, play games with older children, and organize outside events, such as baseball games and holiday parties
  • A child life specialist in the Blum Resource Room provides access to educational books, video tapes, and DVDs, as well as internet access and educational programs

Child Life Specialists in the Jimmy Fund Clinic

Child life specialists can help patients and their families through the stress and uncertainty of treatment.  For infants, children, and young adults, they can help make time at the Jimmy Fund Clinic easier and more fun.

Child life specialists can help children:

  • Prepare before a procedure
  • Develop coping skills to use during procedures and treatment
  • Learn to swallow pills
  • Learn about their diagnosis in a way they can understand
  • Use therapeutic play and creative approaches that are right for them

To reach a child life specialist, please email

Contact Information

Jimmy Fund Clinic (for established patients): 617-632-3270
On weekdays, from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., established patients should use the number above for scheduling and appointment requests; medical and symptom management questions; prescription refill requests; and general questions.

  • For prescription refills, medical questions, letters and forms, and all non-scheduling related questions, press 1.
  • For new patients, press 2.
  • To schedule infusion, labs, or an exam visit with your oncology provider in the Jimmy Fund Clinic, press 3.
  • To schedule a radiology exam or other appointments at Boston Children’s Hospital, press 4.

Evenings (after 5:30 p.m.), holidays, and weekends:

  • Solid tumor, neuro-oncology, and hematologic malignancy patients: Call 617-632-3352 and ask for the pediatric oncology provider on call.
  • Stem cell transplantation patients: Call 617-632-3352 and ask for the pediatric stem cell transplant provider on call.
  • Bone marrow failure clinic patients: Call 617-355-6363 and ask for the hematology provider on call.

Call 911 for life-threatening emergencies.


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