• Phoenix VA Medical Center offers our Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellows the unique opportunity of exposure to a challenging population of high-complexity patients, the majority of whom have high morbidity and mortality rates.
  • We maintain excellent relationships with Phoenix VA Medical Center Critical Care, ensuring that every ICU patient in the hospital has the opportunity to be evaluated by our Hospice and Palliative Care team. We also successfully work across settings in the Oncology, Pulmonary, Cardiology and Primary Care departments.
  • Our relationships with local community hospice organizations ensure that we are able to provide our patients with appropriate and best-quality hospice care across the Greater Phoenix Area.
  • Fellows will conclude their year with a Quality Improvement project, supported by clinical research throughout their fellowship year. The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix offer mentorship and research support. Fellows are provided one month of dedicated research and two months of self-chosen electives during their fellowship.