Educational Programs in Fellowship

Case Conference

Case Conference is a monthly, one hour meeting with the Palliative Care Team where fellows are expected to present interesting and challenging patient cases, analyze specific issues of the case, and solicit thoughts and guidance from members of the Palliative Care Team.  Audience may include palliative care team, care transitions team, and general internal medicine faculty.  CME credit is available.

Journal Club

Journal Club is a monthly, one hour meeting with the Palliative Care Team where participants including the fellow present a journal article relevant to palliative care and provide a critical review of its contents.  Fellow will receive assistance in proper journal article critique.  Audience may include palliative care team, care transitions team, and general internal medicine faculty.  CME credit is available.

Palliative Medicine Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds is a monthly, one hour meeting with the Palliative Care Team where participants including the fellow provide a formal presentation of a topic relevant to palliative care.  Audience may include palliative care team, care transitions team, and general internal medicine faculty.  CME credit is available.  Fellow also has the opportunity to attend weekly General Medicine Grand Rounds.

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly

The fellow will have the opportunity to attend the AAHPM Annual Assembly in the spring.  This is an excellent educational experience for attendees.  Participants are expected to provide a brief presentation that highlights this educational experience to the Palliative Care Team.

Scholarly Activity

Four weeks of protected time for scholarly activity will be provided to the fellow to pursue interests in research project and/or quality improvement project development.   Fellow may identify research mentor or one may be provided.  Fellow may also have the opportunity to participate in research lecture programs provided by General Internal Medicine including the Tinsley Harrison Research Series and the Evidence Based Medicine Series.

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Palliative Care Fellowship
Stephanie Garrison
Program Coordinator

336-716-6157

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