Training and Education


Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC) is committed to building a diverse and well-trained cancer research workforce. Our member institutions—Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children’s Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Massachusetts General Hospital—offer a variety of innovative programs and training opportunities to attract and retain the “best and brightest” to careers in cancer research, treatment, and care. From fellowships to research training programs, opportunities span the basic, clinical, and population sciences at pre- and post-doctorate levels, as well as programs for graduate, undergraduate, and high-school students. The Center also offers career development opportunities for researchers already within the DF/HCC community.

Latest News and Announcements

  • January 25, 2022 – Cancer Disparities

    Mentoring makes a difference and is a critical component of career development and training at DF/HCC. The Initiative to Eliminate Cancer Disparities (IECD) provides and facilitates opportunities for mentoring. Consider...

  • November 10, 2020 – Training and Education

    NCI R25 in Obesity and Cancer - Basic, clinical and population scientists, Postdocs/Junior faculty eligible to apply.

  • November 06, 2020 – Training and Education

    This is a great opportunity for MDs or PhDs to pursue a career in any area of cancer‐related population sciences, including cancer prevention, informatics, or care delivery.

  • September 05, 2017 – Training and Education

    This academic year, the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center and the HMS/HSDM Office of Postdoctoral Fellows will offer the NIH-supported National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) curriculum to provide evidence-based...