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Thank you for your interest in Geisinger's Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program.

The Hospice and Palliative Medicine (HPM) Fellowship Program at Geisinger Medical Center (GMC) is Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education- (ACGME-) accredited since 2011 and is affiliated with the Internal Medicine Residency Program. The HPM program consists of HPM board-certified physicians, an advanced practitioner, a nurse navigator, a social worker, a chaplain, hospice nurses and a hospice medical director.

Program aims

  1. To train physicians to become specialists and academic leaders in the field of palliative care.
  2. To provide high quality and evidence-based care with the latest innovations and advancement in medicine, as well as excellent communication skills for the diverse seriously ill population. 
  3. To prepare physicians to help coordinate and collaborate comprehensive integrated care in various palliative and hospice care settings like the hospital, clinic and home.
  4. To develop core faculty dedicated to education, research and mentoring.

I invite you to explore our fellowship.

- Zankhana Mehta, MD
Program Director