- a call for proposals
Release Date: November 1, 2006
Medical School - Palliative Care Education Project
Applications due February 1, 2007
The Medical College of Wisconsin’s End of Life/Palliative Education Resource Center (EPERC) has received a two-year grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to recruit and mentor six U.S. medical schools interested in improving palliative care education for 3rd/4th year medical students.
Six schools will be selected through a competitive application process. The EPERC Website (www.eperc.mcw.edu) provides project details and a downloadable application packet for medical schools interested in participating in this curriculum enhancement project.
- The development of a self-sustaining required and an elective palliative care didactic and experiential training opportunity for 3rd or 4th year medical students.
- The establishment a faculty development program for existing and new faculty in palliative care.
Each of the six funded schools will receive a $41,000 award to support curriculum development.
The project is directed by Drs. David Weissman, Susan Block, Timothy Quill and Deborah Simpson.
Project details and application materials can be found at the MS-PCE Project Home page:
For questions contact Judi Rehm, Project Manager, ([email protected]).
Applications are due February 1, 2007.