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Fellowship Application Process

Interested in applying to KU Medical Center's hospice and palliative medicine fellowship? Review our application process:

KUMC offers a one-year clinical Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program. We currently offer four Fellowship Positions annually: three Adult Focused track positions and one Pediatric Focused track position.


Our program is accredited through the ACGME. Fellowship applicant eligibility guidelines are outlined in the ACMGE Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program Requirements. Our program has trained fellows with anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, med-peds, med-psych, neurology, pediatric, and surgery backgrounds. We are open to considering applicants of additional residency backgrounds in accordance with ACGME standards.

Application Process

Our program will go through NRMP Fellowship MATCH and uses ERAS for applications.


HPM Fellowship applicants should consider these time frames in the year preceding the start of the desired fellowship:

  • Summer: Applications accepted through ERAS
  • Late Summer/Fall: Interview Season
  • Winter: NRMP Sub-Specialty MATCH

Additional Questions?

Please contact Fellowship Coordinator Cheryl Jacobson: 913-588-0348,

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