A Message from the Division Chief





Welcome to the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at the University of Vermont, the academic leader in the care of patients with blood disorders and cancer in Vermont and northern New York.  As a tertiary referral center, we offer comprehensive hematology and medical oncology services with a patient-focused, multi-disciplinary, academic approach.  Our division hosts several centers of excellence including the Vermont Regional Hemophilia Treatment Center, an internationally acclaimed Thrombosis and Hemostasis Program, a FAHCT-accredited autologous stem cell transplantation program, and a comprehensive Familial Cancer Genetics program.


The Division supports an exceptional fellowship training program leading to dual board eligibility in Hematology and Medical Oncology.  Faculty are also involved in training and mentoring of medical students and Internal Medicine residents in the pathophysiology, prevention and management of cancer and benign and malignant hematologic diseases. Divisional faculty provide personalized opportunities for learning and are regularly recognized with teaching awards.

In collaboration with the University of Vermont Cancer Center, divisional faculty are engaged in clinical, population-based and laboratory research focused on cancer and blood disorders.  A commitment to excellence in the academic mission is reflected in the attainment of national leadership positions our faculty in hematology and oncology research organizations and societies.  There is a major focus on provision of clinical trials as well as supportive care, survivorship and quality-based research.  The Thrombosis and Hemostasis program is an international leader in hematology research funded through numerous extramural grants and contracts.


Randall F. Holcombe, MD, MBA

Professor of Medicine

Chief, Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology