Training & Curriculum

Clinical Training

Example Rotation Diagram

Orientation

3 weeks

Didactic/role play/ shadowing inpatient and outpatient teams

Inpatient Consultation- Cedars Sinai

19 weeks total

Mostly two-week blocks, occasionally one week

Hematology-Oncology

2 weeks

Olive View Medical Center

Interventional Pain

2 weeks

Cedars-Sinai

Long-Term Care

4 weeks

Skilled nursing facilities

Elective

4 weeks

Options including but not limited to: radiation oncology, interventional pain, palliative care in other institutions, etc.

Research

4 weeks

Fellows are expected to complete a scholarly or quality improvement project and present to the team by the end of the year

Community Hospice- Adult 

8 weeks

Two different hospice agencies, four weeks each

Community Hospice- Pediatric

2 weeks

Trinity Kids Hospice

Vacation

4 weeks

Clinic

9 months starting October

Three Blocks:

  • Cancer
  • Non-cancer and cancer
  • Cancer rehabilitation
Didactics and Educational Sessions

Psychosocial & Spiritual Training

Pharmacy Training

Have Questions or Need Help?

If you have questions or would like to learn more about the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program at Cedars-Sinai, please call or send us a message.

Becker Building, Room B220
8700 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Azadeh Dashti, MD, Medical Director, Supportive Care Medicine
Neha Darrah, MD, Associate Program Director
Christina Bussell, Administrative Assistant, Supportive Care Medicine