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Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Schedule

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While the fellow is expected to work hard when on duty, we value and encourage a healthy work/life balance. The fellow normally works varied but not excessive hours from Monday to Friday. The fellow is encouraged to enjoy the 3 weeks’ vacation and many evenings and weekends off enjoying the region and/ or traveling.

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(note there is some flexibility based on individual interests and goals)

  • Inpatient and Home Hospice: two 4-week rotations, including some home palliative care.
  • Interventional and Chronic Pain Management: 2-week rotation
  • Oncology/Radiation Oncology: two 4-week rotations
  • Weekly Longitudinal Outpatient Palliative Medicine Clinic: based in both SwedishAmerican Health System services and Monroe Clinic services through the year.
  • Dedicated Research Time: 80-160 hours of work time through the year is dedicated to research project, with submission for publication generally expected by year end.
  • Conferences: Education is done in a wide range of formal and informal settings. This includes weekly didactics, journal rounds, clinical and non-clinical teachings, and more. Expect to be an active participant and teacher!