Harvard Palliative Medicine Fellowships

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Jim Fitzgerald
Program Manager
Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit Street, Austen 600
Boston, MA 02114


The Harvard Center for Palliative Care is devoted to training leaders in academic palliative medicine. The one-year program for 11 interprofessional fellows offers a diverse clinical experience through rotations at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI), Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital (BCH), and Care Dimensions Hospice. The program is fully accredited by the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), and the American Society of Health system Pharmacists.

Adult Fellowship

Fellows spend their first inpatient consult month at Massachusetts General Hospital or Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and then rotate throughout the year for a total of four months at each site. Learn more about the Adult Harvard Interprofessional Palliative Care Fellowship!

Pediatric Fellowship

The pediatric fellowship is based at Boston Children’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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