University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Aims and Accreditation of the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship


Our fellows will:

  • Demonstrate skills in advanced symptom management in a variety of settings for patients at all stages of serious illness.
  • Communicate expertly with patients, families, and interprofessional providers in high-stakes scenarios.
  • Provide high-quality end-of-life care for patients and their families in both inpatient and outpatient settings, fulfilling the roles of a hospice medical director, primary provider, and consultant.
  • Assess patient and family needs in multiple domains and work collaboratively with interprofessional team members to provide holistic care.
  • Represent a variety of specialties and demonstrate excellent humanistic, clinical, and academic skills to serve our patients and their families, UW and our community.
  • Demonstrate effective and engaging teaching in Hospice and Palliative Medicine to help meet the needs of our institution, our community and beyond.
  • Develop skills to promote their own, their team members’, and their learners’ wellbeing, teamwork, and sense of meaning.


Continued ACGME accreditation with no citations