2014; Volume 15, No 5, May


What Constitutes a Comprehensive Palliative Care Program and How Do We Get There

By Dr. Steven Radwany

The Palliative Care Network (PCN) has shared this free expert lecture. Dr. Radwany, MD, FAAHPM is the Medical Director of Palliative Care and Hospice Services in the Summa Health System and Program Director of the Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship in Summa Health System, USA.

Download and listen to the lecture.

ESMO Sponsored Palliative Care Fellowship on Trialect

It is a posting on Palliative Care Fellowship (1-3 months) on Trialect, inviting oncologists interested in additional experience to apply. Oncologists can opt to either do research or pursue electives at one of the ESMO Designated Centers of Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care.

In addition, they will be paid a stipend of 2500 EURO - 5000 EURO depending on the duration. Oncologists from throughout the world can apply. This is an opportunity to junior faculty/ fellows who are interested in short term exposure to overseas programs.

More information.

Trialect Inc, is a global platform operated by Harvard & UCLA alumni for physicians/Scientists/ institutions to provide physician/ biomedical scientists career-related opportunities, including, but not limited to grants, courses, workshops, symposia, fellowships, clinical trial partnerships and medical tourism. If you have any questions or concerns, our support team will be more than glad to assist you at

IAHPC Scholarships to International Congress on Palliative Care - Montreal

The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) is pleased to announce 10 (ten) scholarships from the IAHPC Traveling Scholarship Program, to help support the travel of palliative care workers in developing countries to the 20th International Congress on Palliative Care presented by McGill University.

The Congress will take place in Montreal, Canada, September 9-12, 2014. Additional information about the Congress can be found in the event website.

Applicants must be living in a developing country, be active members of IAHPC, and actively working in palliative care. Applications from physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers and other disciplines are welcome. If you wish to apply and are not an IAHPC member, you may join now.

Preference will be given to individuals who have not received an IAHPC grant in the past three years with accepted poster or oral presentations in the Congress.

Applications are available through the IAHPC website.

Please send proof of acceptance of the poster or oral presentation, along with a copy of your current CV. Selected individuals are also eligible to receive a discounted registration fee from the Congress.

Deadline to apply is June 30, 2014. Results will be announced by July 20th.

If you need information on how to apply or how to become a member, please contact Ana Restrepo.

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