UCSD/Scripps Health Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program

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Preparing Doctors to Provide Hospice and Palliative Care

The UCSD/Scripps Health 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

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

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)
  • Expert faculty
  • University and community hospital cultures, inpatient and outpatient palliative care and a robust home hospice experience

Learn more about the program.

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