Program Highlights

Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program

The Scripps Mercy Hospital Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program is a one-year program designed for physicians who wish to become sub-specialists and have a long-term career in hospice and palliative medicine.

The program prepares trainees to work in a variety of roles, including leadership positions within the field. Graduates have successfully become hospice medical directors and palliative medicine consultants in outpatient and inpatient settings across the United States.

Fellows who complete the program are well-equipped to practice in diverse settings, including:

  • Acute palliative care units
  • Inpatient consultation
  • Outpatient consultation
  • Patients’ homes
  • Long-term care facilities