How to Apply

Apply for the Scripps Mercy Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Each year, up to six fellows are selected for the Scripps Mercy Hospital Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program, which will lead to board-eligibility in hospice and palliative medicine (HPM).

We are no longer accepting applications for 2015-16 academic year.

The field of HPM will enter the match for the first time in 2016-2017 academic year. We will update this website with how to apply in the future. Until then, please visit the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine website for details on the HPM match timeline.

Who can apply

Current residents as well as mid-career physicians are eligible for the program and encouraged to apply. Specialties that are eligible for board certification in HPM include:

  • Anesthesia
  • Emergency medicine
  • Family medicine
  • Internal medicine
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Pediatrics
  • Physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Surgery