Education & Training

Our palliative care educational programs aim to train the next generation of providers and to increase the number of physicians specifically trained for palliative medicine. We focus on innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to patient care, addressing the physical, emotional, spiritual and social concerns that arise with advanced illness. In addition to clinical training, we provide research training and academic experiences to enrich knowledge in the field of palliative medicine.

Resident Education

Physicians must provide compassionate, individualized care for dying patients. The special needs of dying patients and their families are best addressed through dedicated training under the direction of experienced hospice faculty. During this block rotation, residents are introduced to multidisciplinary care for dying patients and their families. This elective is available for residents at the HO2/3 levels.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

a one-year program that promotes excellence in HPM medicine. With the objective of developing experts and leaders in the field, and ensuring that patients with serious illness receive informed, expert, and appropriate care, the program offers a wide variety of clinical rotations, educational experiences, and scholarly/research opportunities. Learn more.