Education & Training

Our Mission

To ensure that all clinicians and students at Duke University and Duke Health are educated on the fundamental skills needed to provide primary palliative care for our must vulnerable patients. To educate all Duke students and clinicians about caring for our patients with life-threatening, complex, chronic or debilitating illnesses, and ensure they receive state-of-the-art patient and family-centered physical, psychosocial and spiritual care.

Our Vision

To combine the resources of Duke Palliative Care with Duke Health, Duke University, the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, Physician Assistant Program, the Divinity School, and Duke Global Health, to become an international leader in palliative care education.


Jennifer Bowen
Education Specialist
Duke Palliative Care
Duke South Clinic/Busse Building
Blue Zone, Basement, Room 0524
DUMC Box 3688
Durham, NC 27710
Office: 919-668-2362
Fax: 919-684-0572