Hematology/Oncology Fellowship

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The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont, in partnership with our on-campus teaching hospital The University of Vermont Medical Center, offers a 3-year program designed to prepare physicians for successful ABIM board certification in both Hematology and Medical Oncology and for careers in academic and clinical practice.

Our ACGME-accredited program began in 1975 and has since produced over 50 board-certified Medical Oncologists and Hematologists. The current program consists of 6 fellows, 2 per year, and 19 faculty members.

Educational Opportunities

Multidisciplinary Conferences

Didactic Lectures

Grand Rounds

Journal Clubs

Research Projects

Teaching residents & medical students

Training in a Clinical Simulation Laboratory  

Educational Procedures




Lumbar puncture and Intrathecal chemotherapy

Fine needle aspirates

Bone marrow biopsy

Therapeutic apheresis including peripheral

Blood stem cell collection.


Past Fellow Ximena Jordan Bruno presenting post discharge thrombosis risk at ASH Conference

ASH Presentation

Our Fellows



Third Year Fellows


Asad Anwar, MB, BS
Residency: Westchester Medical Center
Medical School: Aga Khan University Medical College

Rahul Anil, MB, BS
Residency: Atlanticare Regional Medical Center
Medical School: Kasturba Medical College Manipal

Second Year Fellows


David Alfonso Alejos Castillo, MD
Residency: Jacobi Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Rohit Singh, MB, BS
Residency: Yale-New Haven
Medical Center (Waterbury) Program


First year Fellows


Ryan Thomas, MD

Residency: University of Vermont Medical Center

Haze Xu, MB, BM

Xiangya School of Medicine