Global Directory of Educational Programs in Palliative Care

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Course affiliated with (name of Organization/University) University of Illinois College of Medicine
Country United States of America
State Illinois
City Rockford
Address 1401 E State St, Rockford, IL 61104
The program leads an official or formal degree? Yes
Degrees
  • Fellowship
Target audiences
  • Physicians
Fields
  • Palliative Care
  • Palliative Medicine
Languages
  • English
Frequency Once per year
Length 1 years
Modalities
  • Bedside teaching
  • Classroom
  • Hands-on Training
Cost of full tuition and fees Subsidized for selected applicants/regions
Director Kathy Kelly- Interim
Website https://rockford.medicine.uic.edu/education/graduate-medical-education-gme/hospice-palliative-medicine-fellowship-program/
Contact name UIC Program Coordinator
Phone 8159684400
Learning objectives 1 To develop expertise in the fundamentals of HPM via the ACGME domains of patient care, medical knowledge, communication skills, professionalism, systems-based practice, and practice-based learning and improvement.
Learning objectives 2 To develop a knowledge of the challenges of rural HPM delivery.
Learning objectives 3 To develop and HPM physician who provides compassionate, patient centered care while maintaining balance in self-care and professional boundaries.
To develop leaders in the field of HPM who focus on clinical care, education, clinical research or quality improvement.
Description UICOMR, in association with SwedishAmerican A Division of UW Health, is pleased to offer an ACGME accredited subspecialty program in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. The HPM fellowship at UICOMR is a one year fellowship program, unique for its emphasis on rural populations. Clinical rotations include a busy inpatient palliative care consultative service at SwedishAmerican Hospital, a rural hospital service: including hospice and palliative care and a rural hospice offering inpatient unit visits, home visits, and extended care facility visits. Electives include rotations in pain management, oncology, and radiation oncology.
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Last update: April 14, 2024


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