Global Directory of Educational Programs in Palliative Care

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Course affiliated with (name of Organization/University) City of Hope National Medical Center
Country United States of America
State California
City Duarte
Address 1500 E Duarte Rd, Duarte, CA 91010
The program leads an official or formal degree? Yes
  • Fellowship
Target audiences
  • Physicians
  • Palliative Care
  • Palliative Medicine
  • English
Frequency Once per year
Length 1 years
  • Bedside teaching
  • Classroom
  • Hands-on Training
Cost of full tuition and fees Subsidized for selected applicants/regions
Director Sorin Buga, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.A.H.P.M.
Contact name Araceli Jimenez, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Coordinator
Phone 626 218 8799
Learning objectives 1 Fellows will demonstrate attitudes, knowledge and skills appropriate to the competent palliative care of patients managed on a palliative home care and hospice service in a variety of cultural and socioeconomic settings.
Learning objectives 2 Fellows will become experts in management of cancer pain and other symptoms in cancer population.
Learning objectives 3 Fellows will become experts in running goals of care conversations and transitioning patients with terminal diseases to comfort care.
Description The Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship will consist of 13 block rotations. Each of these blocks addresses the necessary requirements for fellows to graduate with the best hospice and palliative medicine training. The fellows will be exposed to patients with a wide variety of advanced medical and oncological diseases and symptoms. In addition to faculty-supervised rotations, fellows will have multiple educational activities in the form of monthly pain boards and journal club, and weekly didactics in topics important to hospice and palliative medicine. They will be encouraged to attend the Institutional Grand Rounds, Schwartz Center Rounds and the annual AAHPM conference.
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Last update: May 14, 2024

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