Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Position

Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Position

The Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program at Lincoln Medical Center is fully accredited by the American Council of Graduate Medical Education - ACGME and provides comprehensive post-graduate training in all areas of the Hospice and Palliative Care.

Lincoln Medical Center is located in the South Bronx (an area experiencing remarkable development and reinvigoration) and has a long tradition of providing care to the poor and the disadvantaged in the City of New York. The Palliative Care services at Lincoln have been awarded certification as an Advanced Palliative Care Program by The Joint Commission (5/2012) and re-certified again in 2018.

The fellowship program seeks to ensure that the fellows develop skills, knowledge and attitude necessary for a career in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. On graduation, the house officer is expected to possess detailed knowledge and practical skills to pursue successful careers as hospice and palliative medicine specialists.

Prerequisites:

Applicants must have completed an ACGME or RCPSC accredited program in child neurology, Family medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Physical medicine and Rehab or neurology or at least three clinical years in an ACGME or RCPSC accredited graduate educational program in one of the following specialties - anesthesiology, emergency medicine, OB/GYN, Psychiatry, radiation oncology, radiology or surgery. In Addition, they must have successfully completed the USMLE/COMLEX Step 1, 2, and 3.

Remarks:

Start Date: July 1, 2020

Application Deadline: May 31, 2020

How to Apply:

Please send your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and letter of interest to the contact information below.

Contact Information:

Nilsa Velazquez
NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln
234 E 149 St
5C 190B
Bronx, NY 10451

Email: [email protected]

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