Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship – Overview


The hospice and palliative medicine fellowship will accept two applicants.


Visa Sponsorship for the Fellowship is “J1 only”.


The Core rotations will be held at the following locations:

  • UT Health Tyler (Consults for hospice and palliative care)
  • Hospice of East Texas (inpatient and home-based hospice)
  • Texas Palliative Care (Outpatient palliative care)

Required rotations include: (see curriculum)

  • Oncology
  • ICU
  • Long-term Care
  • Hospice Administration
  • Pediatrics

Fellows have the opportunity to conduct home visits as part of the program.

Fellows also get a two-week dedicated research block.


Fellows will have six weeks dedicated to electives.

Elective choices include:

  • Cardiology
  • Pulmonary
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Neurology
  • Nephrology