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Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program

  • Fellow’s Graduation

    Fellow’s Graduation

  • Division of Pediatric Palliative Care dinner

    Division of Pediatric Palliative Care dinner

  • Jefferson Svengsouk, MD at our Annual Palliative Care Talent Show

    Jefferson Svengsouk, MD at our Annual Palliative Care Talent Show

  • Palliative Care Division Picnic

    Palliative Care Division Picnic

  • Palliative Care Retreat (from-left-to-right) Rachel Diamond MD, Puneeta Khurana MD, Elizabeth Newman MD, Karin Cole LMT, Robert Horowitz MD, Erin Denney-Koelsch, MD

    Palliative Care Retreat

    Rachel Diamond, Puneeta Khurana, Elizabeth Newman, Karin Cole, Robert Horowitz, Erin Denney-Koelsch

We are thrilled that all of our fellowship positions in our Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program for the 2017-2018 academic year have been filled. We have 3 fellowship positions per year.

We are welcoming applications for the 2018-19 fellowship year.  We exclusively use ERAS for application information and participate in the NRMP Match. Applications for the MUST BE IN ERAS website by July 17, 2017 when we will begin reviewing applications and offering interview dates. Additional details are available on the AAHPM website.

Interviews for the 2018-19 fellowship year will be scheduled on selected Wednesdays in late August - October 2017. 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​ Gina Caquias, Fellowship Coordinator at (585) 275-7987

Curriculum

Our ACGME-accredited fellowship includes outstanding multidisciplinary clinical training across the age spectrum in inpatient, outpatient, home and long-term care facilities.  Our goal is to train outstanding clinician-scholars who will grow the field of palliative care through outstanding clinical work, teaching, scholarship and leadership.

Rotations

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. Fellows treat a diverse patient population from varied socioeconomic, ethnic and racial backgrounds and working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team.

Program Highlights