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Our Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited one-year fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine accepts two fellows per year.

Prior to appointment in the program, fellows must have completed an ACGME- or American Osteopathic Association (AOA)-accredited program in child neurology, family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, or neurology; or at least three clinical years in an ACGME- or AOA-accredited graduate educational program in one of the following specialties: anesthesiology, emergency medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, radiation oncology, radiology or surgery.

Application process

Applications are accepted either directly through our website or through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS), including:

  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Dean's letter
  • Medical school transcript
  • COMLEX or USMLE transcript
  • ECFMG 

Contact us

Jen Zarko
GME Program Administrator

Zankhana Mehta, MD
Fellowship Director
Fax: 570-271-7384

Amy Markowski
Administrative Assistant
Fax: 570-271-7384