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Palliative Care Program

The Interprofessional Palliative Care Certificate and Master of Science in Palliative Care is designed to prepare healthcare providers and allied health professionals as Palliative Care Community Specialists to meet the needs of patients and families living with serious illness.

“This program really helped me transition from family medicine into palliative care. The staff was incredibly supportive. The knowledge that I gained allowed me to confidently talk with potential employers about palliative care and my role as a PA on an interdisciplinary team.”

- Sandy Wagner, PA-C

Mayla Boguslav, PhD Candidate

“Thank you so much for creating this program. I am consistently in awe at how much this inspires and moves me. The mix in the classes between facts and feelings is perfect and keeps me engaged.”

- Misty Lahti, MS in Palliative Care Student

Tiffany Callahan, PhD Candidate

“The coursework exceeded my expectations... in the richness of information. I found it to be very powerful and very helpful.”

- Mark Speckman, Graduate Interprofessional Certificate Student

Callie Federer, PhD Candidate

Palliative Care in the News!

CU to Offer Innovative Palliative and Hospice Fellowship Training Program

The University of Colorado School of Medicine has been approved to begin offering a first-in-the-nation non-residential fellowship program as a way to meet the need for trained physician specialists in hospice and palliative medicine. Beginning in the summer 2020, six mid-career physicians will begin training in the new Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship demonstration project. Click here to read more...

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