Palliative Care Graduate Medical Education

The Duke Center for Palliative Care’s mission is to provide primary palliative care education across Duke Health, which allows for strong interdisciplinary collaboration. The graduate medical education programs below highlight the work our palliative care clinicians and educators provide to Duke University interns, residents, and fellows in Duke GME clinical training programs. 

Duke Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Established in 2005, the Duke Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship has a tradition of excellence in clinical care, teaching, and research. 

The Fellowship is a one-year ACGME accredited program designed to train future leaders in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Fellows graduate the program with a strong background in Hospice and Palliative Medicine having gained:

  • Experience in the clinical practice of hospice and palliative medicine in diverse inpatient and outpatient settings;
  • Comprehensive education encompassing patient care, teaching skills, evidence based medicine, and leadership skills;
  • One-on-one mentoring from nationally recognized leaders in the field

See what our program graduates are doing.