Scripps Mercy Hospital Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Preparing Doctors to Provide Hospice and Palliative Care

The Scripps Mercy Hospital Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program prepares physicians to care for people who have serious or life-threatening illnesses. Graduates are well-versed in caring for patients in both the hospice and palliative medicine settings, as well as all levels and locations of care.

Why Choose Us

  • Diverse patient populations and teaching sites
  • Strong camaraderie between fellows and faculty
  • Prepares trainees in a variety of roles, including leadership

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Fellowship Program Highlights

  • One-year program designed for physicians to become sub-specialists in hospice and palliative medicine (HPM)
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
  • Scripps Mercy is the primary teaching site for the HPM fellowship in San Diego

Learn more about the program.