Education and Training

As a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber supports extensive participation by its professional staff in medical education, clinical training, and pre-doctoral and post-doctoral research training.

Elective courses for medical students in adult and pediatric oncology are offered through Dana-Farber, and research opportunities are available in the Institute's laboratories.

Training and Development Programs at Dana-Farber


Continuing Medical Education

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, in conjunction with Brigham and Women’s Hospital, offers post-graduate courses to community providers on the latest developments in clinical research and treatment through continuing medical education (CME) courses.


Fellowships and Training Programs

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute staff participate as trainers for pre-doctoral and postdoctoral training programs through their departmental faculty appointments through Harvard University, or at neighboring Harvard-affiliated hospitals.


Office for Faculty Development, Professionalism and Inclusion

The Office for Faculty Development, Professionalism and Inclusion (OFDPI) was established to help ensure that Dana-Farber's faculty thrives, scientifically and personally. The OFDPI works with Dana-Farber leadership to identify policies and practices that support faculty career development.