Curriculum

Rotations

The palliative medicine fellowship program is one year and consists of rotations of:

  • 2 weeks orientation
  • 6 months divided between:
    • Inpatient Consult Team
    • Ambulatory Care
  • 3 months divided between:
    • Hospice unit
    • Home Hospice Care
    • Long-term Care
  • 1 month divided between:
    • Pediatric Palliative Care
    • Quality improvement/research
  • 6 weeks divided between:
    • Electives
    • Ambulatory Care
  • Elective rotations
    • Pain medicine
    • Neurosurgery
    • Radiation Oncology
    • Psychiatry

Scheduled Didactic Learning

Daily Morning Conference
Weekly Palliative Care Didactic Conference
Monthly Ethics Conference
Monthly Pediatric Palliative Care Conference
Monthly Palliative Care Journal Club
Monthly Geriatric Journal Club

Enrichment

Monthly Swartz Rounds
Monthly Finding Meaning in Medicine

Regional/National Conferences

Communications Workshop
AAHPM National Meeting

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