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Medical Student Programs

We have an innovative, comprehensive palliative care education program that begins in Year 1, and continues throughout all 4 years of medical school training. Some of the key elements include:

  • Small-group, patient-based learning
  • Interactive lectures
  • Home visit program

For further details see:

An Integrated Biopsychosocial Approach to Palliative Care Training of Medical Students.
Quill TE, Dannefer E, Markakis K, Epstein R, Greenlaw J, McGrail K, Milella M
Journal of Palliative Medicine July 2004, 6(3): 365-380