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Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program

We are thrilled that all of our fellowship positions in our Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program for the 2022-2023 academic year have been filled. We have 4 fellowship positions per year.

We are welcoming applications for the 2023-24 fellowship year.  We exclusively use ERAS for application information and participate in the NRMP Match. Applications for the program MUST BE IN ERAS website by July 24, 2022 when we will begin reviewing applications and offering interview dates. Additional details are available on the AAHPM website.

We offer a Pediatric track for one of our positions. Pediatricians and Medicine-Pediatrics physicians are welcome to apply.

We have also just received approval for a 4th position for a neuro-palliative care track for neurologists.

Interviews for the 2023-24 fellowship year will be scheduled on selected Wednesdays in September - October 2022. Preferred candidates need to be Board Eligible or Board Certified by an ABMS-recognized board. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Dr. Erin Denney-Koelsch, Fellowship Director or​ Kelly Walsh, Fellowship Program Administrator.

Program Director

Erin M Denney Koelsch, MD

Erin Denney-Koelsch, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics
Fellowship Director

Welcome from the Program Director

Associate Program Director

Rachel Diamond, MD

Rachel Diamond, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Palliative Care
Associate Fellowship Director

Contact Us

For further information or questions, please contact our Fellowship Program Administrator Kelly Walsh

Mailing Address
Hospice & Palliative Care Fellowship Program
Palliative Care Division
601 Elmwood Ave - Box 687
Rochester NY 14642

Take a look at our overall Palliative Care Division website and video!

Learn About The Program: Hear What Our Fellows Have To Say

At a Glance


Our ACGME-accredited fellowship includes outstanding multidisciplinary clinical training across the age spectrum in inpatient, outpatient, home and long-term care facilities. 

A Unique Program

Our program offers fellows the flexibility to dedicate time to research, attend seminars and conferences and explore mentorship opportunities. Our program offers community based learning across six sites.

Fellow Perspective

Ronald Maggiore, MD

What is a program highlight for you?

I liked the ability to do home visits as part of our continuity clinics.  I also loved the inpatient palliative care unit – an integral part of our training in managing end-of-life issues with patients and their loved ones.

Ronald Maggiore, MD

Medical School / University of Illinois College of Medicine
Residency / University of Wisconsin Internal Medicine Residency
Fellowships / University of Chicago (Oncology & Geriatrics)
Hometown / Phoenix, AZ

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