- Emphasis on advanced communication training including UW developed Best Case, Worst Case tool as outlined in this video.
- Wellbeing and Resiliency Curriculum, including narrative writing workshops
- Dedicated interprofessional educators across four training sites including UW inpatient and outpatient palliative care, American Family Childrens Hospital, VA Hospital, and Agrace Hospice
- Refined high yield conference curriculum including Topic Conferences, Case Conference and Journal Club
- Supportive Learning Environment: emphasizes learning by doing including family meeting simulations, acute case simulations and our regional fellow communication workshop PalliTALK
- Value placed on training fellows from a variety of specialties, therefore we ensure a Focus on Individualized learning and career planning. This includes frequent and formative feedback, ongoing faculty and peer mentorship, and dedicated curricular time.
- Fellows as Teachers: To continue to grow our field and train the next generation of educators, we have our fellows as teachers curriculum as outlined below.
- Numerous elective opportunities including global palliative care, radiology, subspecialty clinics such as geriatrics, medical education, and humanities in medicine.
- Opportunity to continue training with a second year focused on clinical research, medical education or an advanced geriatrics fellowship at the VA.