Palliative Care Outpatient Continuity Care Experience

Duration and duties

Duration

  • A longitudinal continuity experience
  • Half-day in clinic per week for approximately 11 months

Duties

  • Work in an interdisciplinary outpatient palliative care clinic
  • Perform comprehensive palliative care assessments and develop palliative plans of care for patients referred to the clinic
  • See new consults for pain, symptom management, support, or care planning in the setting of cancer or severe/advanced illness as well as follow-ups from patients initially evaluated in acute care hospitals or other care environments
  • Fellows usually see one to two new consults and two to four follow-ups per half-day in clinic

Locations

For adult-focused fellows:

For pediatric-focused fellows: