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Course affiliated with (name of Organization/University) University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Country United States of America
State Iowa
City Iowa City
Address 200 Hawkins Drive/C623 GH Iowa City, IA 52242
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 Yuya Hagiwara, MD, Director
Contact name Rodney Murphy
Learning objectives 1 To provide an academically and clinically rigorous training program. This includes the essential elements of hospice and palliative medicine as well as advanced training in clinical palliative medicine, research, and administration.
Learning objectives 2 To train with multiple interdisciplinary teams, work with pediatric and adult patients and their families, and gain skills in the comprehensive care of patients in inpatient, outpatient and home settings.
Learning objectives 3 To provide the trainee with the clinical knowledge and judgment, professionalism, interpersonal skills, and abilities necessary to become a leader in hospice and palliative medicine.
Description TThe UI HPM Fellowship is a 1-year ACGME-accredited clinical fellowship within the Department of Internal Medicine.Our fellows enjoy a comprehensive clinical training experience as the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics is the only tertiary academic medical center in the state. In addition to our strong clinical training, we focus on preparing our fellows to become future leaders in the field of palliative care. Our program enables fellows to develop excellent clinical skills, while also preparing them to excel as educators and researchers. The University of Iowa Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship was accredited by the ACGME in 2013 and is affiliated with the University of Iowa Internal Medicine Residency, an ACGME-accredited training program.
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