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

ACGME program ID: 5404112001
NRMP #: 1608540F1

To qualify, you must have completed an ACGME- or American Osteopathic Association (AOA)-accredited residency program in child neurology, family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, physical medicine and rehabilitation or neurology OR have completed at least three clinical years in an ACGME- or AOA-accredited graduate educational program in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, radiation oncology, radiology or surgery.

We accept applications directly through our website or through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Your application must include:

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

Lauren E. Nicholls, MD
Fellowship Director
Fax: 570-703-7191 

Kim Spencer
Program Administrator, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Northeast
Geisinger Community Medical Center
1800 Mulberry St. MC 68-94
Scranton, PA 18510

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