WELCOME TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER PALLIATIVE CARE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
We have filled our Fellowship positions for 2012, and are now accepting applications for the Hospice and Palliative Care fellowship for the 2013 academic year. Applications will be reviewed, applicants will be invited for interviews, and decisions will be made on a rolling basis. We, therefore, encourage you to apply early. Preferred candidates will be Board Eligible or Board Certified by an ABMS-recognized board. Our program supports two fellows annually. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact us.
CURRICULUM OVERVIEW AND ROTATIONS
Our ACGME-accredited Fellowship includes multidisciplinary clinical training, course work, mentored teaching and research in a unique environment featuring innovative palliative care interventions, strong relationships with other disciplines within the University, and long-standing leadership and collaboration with community partners and institutions. The trainee will be responsible for care of inpatients and outpatients in varied settings, including a large academic teaching hospital with acute inpatient and ambulatory care services, hospice/home care, and nursing home comfort care. Our hospital environment includes the new Sussman Palliative Care Inpatient Unit, the only hospital-based, dedicated palliative care unit in the region.
An individualized learning plan provides varied opportunities within a curriculum comprising tutorials, seminars, teaching, and formal courses. The fellowship includes protected time to pursue a mentored research project, and provides one-on-one mentoring from nationally recognized leaders in the field.
Applying to the Program
The application (in Word format) for the Palliative Care Fellowship within the Division of Palliative Care can be viewed on-screen and can be printed. Typed applications are preferred or hand-written legibly. Please note that you must be a U.S. citizen, permanent U.S. resident, or J1 Visa holder to apply to the Palliative Care Program. H1B visas are not acceptable for training at the University of Rochester and your application cannot be considered.
Click here for an application form.
If you are unable to print the application, please submit a request in writing to:
Palliative Care University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 687 Rochester, NY 14642
or fax (585.275.7403)
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To learn more about this opportunity and how to apply, please contact Michelle Snyder at (585) 275-7502
Fellowship Director: Robert E. Gramling, MD, DSc
Fellowship Co-Director: Timothy Quill, MD
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