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Overview and Schedule

Our program provides a balance between palliative care and hospice experiences. Explore our adult and pediatric focused tracks and get to know more about the training, fellowship benefits and application process.

Our program is proud of a balance between palliative care (at KU Medical Center, North Kansas City Palliative Care, and Children's Mercy Hospital) and hospice experiences (at Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care).

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Adult Focused Track Schedule

Rotation Length Site
Inpt Pall Care Consults 24 weeks KUMC/NKCH
Inpt Hospice 8 weeks KCH&PC
Home Hospice 4 weeks KCH&PC
Pediatrics 4 weeks CMH/KCH&PC
Electives 5 weeks KUMC or other site with permission
LTC 3 weeks
Longitudinal Experiences
Local nursing facilities

Continuity Experiences Weekly during most rotations KUMC/KCH&PC
CME 1 week orientation/conference
or workshops
N/A
Vacation 3 weeks vacation N/A


Pediatric Focused Track Schedule

Rotation Length Site
Inpt Peds Pall Care Consults 24 weeks CMH
Inpt Adult Pall Care Consults 4 weeks KUMC/NKCH
Inpt Hospice 4 weeks  KCH&PC
Home Hospice 6 weeks KCH&PC (Adult and Pediatric)
Palliative Rotation 2 weeks KUMC
Electives 5 weeks CMH or other site with permission
LTC 3 weeks 
Longitudinal Experiences
Local nursing facilities
Continuity Experience Weekly during most rotations CMH clinics
Vacation/Conference 3 weeks vacation
1 week orientation or conference
N/A

Internal Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Palliative Medicine Division
Mailstop 1020
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-3807
Fax: 913-588-3877
Fellowship: 913-588-0348