How To Apply

Thank you for your interest in the Duke Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program. Our program only accepts applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Applications must include:

  • ERAS common application form, including CV
  • Three letters of recommendation (including a letter from Chair or Program Director of applicant's residency program)
  • Medical School Transcript
  • USMLE transcripts (Steps 1, 2, & 3)
  • Personal statement describing your motivations for pursuing palliative care and long-term career goals

The Duke Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program will be participating in the National Residency Matching Program beginning in 2016.

Following initial review of the completed application, selected applicants will be invited for interviews.

All applicants interested in training at Duke University Medical Center in the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender or sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veterans status, or national origin.

For general questions about the fellowship program, please contact:

Jason Webb, MD
Fellowship Program Director

Katja Elbert-Avila, MD
Associate Program Director

For questions about the application and interview process, please contact:
Ms. Susanne M. Harris,
Fellowship Program Coordinator
Phone: 919-660-7562
Fax: 919-684-8569