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Didactics

The hospice and palliative care fellowship program gives fellows the opportunity to learn and study in several specialty areas. Review our schedules:

Overview and Schedule

Our program is proud of a balance between palliative care (KUMC & North Kansas City Supportive Care & Children's Mercy Hospital) and hospice experiences (KCH&PC).

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 Experience

Weekly during most rotations

KUMC/KCH&PC

Vacation/Conference

3 Weeks vacation

1 Week orientation or conference

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 & Pediatric)

Psychosocial Rotation

2 Weeks

KUKHP

Electives

5 Weeks

CMH or other site with permission

LTC

3 Weeks

Longitudinal Experiences

Local nursing facilities

Continuity Experience

Weekly, mostly during rotations

CMH clinics

Vacation/Conference

3 Weeks vacation

1 Week orientation or conference

N/A