Application Process


Eligible candidates have completed an ACGME-accredited residency in one of the 10 hospice and palliative medicine subspecialties approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties. We welcome applicants from the primary specialties of internal medicine, family medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, emergency medicine, neurology, and psychiatry. We are open to considering candidates from other eligible primary specialties.

We accept 2 fellows each year into the program. Applications are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). We begin reviewing applications as they are uploaded and invite promising applicants to interview on a rolling basis.

Completed applications must include the following:

  • Three letters of recommendation (Including one letter from the Program Director)
  • Current photograph
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) transcripts or COMLEX transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) Certificate, if applicable
  • Visa, if applicable

What to expect on interview day

As a candidate on your interview day, you can expect to tour our facilities virtually; meet our program director, program faculty, and current trainees; and share your background, skills, motivation to pursue fellowship, and future goals with us through a series of interviews.