A syllabus for fellowship education in palliative medicine

  title={A syllabus for fellowship education in palliative medicine},
  author={Susan B Legrand and Declan Walsh and Kristine A. Nelson and Mellar P. Davis},
  journal={American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine},
  pages={279 - 289}
Recent years have seen significant growth in palliative medicine training programs and positions. 1 There are plans to pursue palliative medicine specialty status with the American Board of Medical Specialties and accreditation of fellowship programs with the American College of Graduate Medical Education. A work group of program directors, supported initially by the Cleveland Clinic and then by the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, has recently published standards for… 

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