Clinical Experiences

Yale Cancer Center is an NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center. Gain more clinical experience by participating in tumor boards, shadowing, and clinical electives.

Tumor Boards

Tumor boards are where a variety of specialties meet to discuss cancer cases and share knowledge. They provide insight into current oncologic research, treatments, and clinical decision making. Find the updated schedule here and ask us for the zoom link.


YCC faculty represent an enormous diversity of specialties and interests. Reach out to faculty for individual shadowing opportunities.

Clinical Electives

YSM offers a multitude of clinical cancer opportunities. Through advanced clinical electives and the IM sub-internship, students can gain exposure to clinical cancer care.