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Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Palliative medicine fellowship faculty pose in a group together outside the Health Learning Building.

As part of a new medical school created in partnership with its community, fellows in hospice and palliative medicine at Dell Medical School have a unique opportunity to explore transformative models of care for people with serious illness while building foundational skills to practice in a variety of settings.

Join the Dell Medical School team in the vibrant city of Austin, Texas, to continue your training in an environment that fosters creativity, leadership, resilience, collaboration and much more — not to mention the amazing breakfast tacos and live music!

Why Dell Med?

Paul Tatum, M.D., program director of the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

The Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship aims to develop leaders in clinical medicine, research and health systems who transform health care by making high-quality palliative care the standard for all patients with serious illness. The program promotes fellows’ growth with training focused on excellence in patient care, research and education in an innovative academic environment. Palliative medicine fellows graduate fully prepared to practice in hospice settings, palliative care settings and across health systems in new models of care delivery.

Training Facilities

Palliative care fellows train at various sites around Austin, including Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, Hospice Austin and Ascension Seton Medical Center.

Ascension Seton Medical Center.

Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin, the area’s largest medical-surgical acute care center, is a Joint Commission–accredited part of the Ascension Seton Family of Hospitals.

Dell Seton Medical Center at UT Austin.

Dell Seton Medical Center, the primary teaching hospital of Dell Med, is the region’s only Level I Trauma Center. Owned and operated by Ascension Seton, the medical center is part of a growing health district.

Hospice Austin courtyard.

Hospice Austin is a nonprofit organization that serves people facing the final months of a serious illness by providing expert and compassionate care, education and bereavement support. Fellows provide inpatient hospice care at Christopher House.

Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas.

Dell Children’s is the only Pediatric Level I Trauma Center and Level IV NICU Care Center in Central Texas. The center provides care for infants, children and adolescents in a 46-county area.

Austin outpatient clinic.

Austin’s VA outpatient clinic provides extensive services to veterans in Travis County, including care in medical sub-specialties, mental health, social work and more.

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