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Stroger Hospital of Cook County
1900 West Polk Street, Suite 912
Chicago, IL 60612
Sue Weyforth
Phone: (312) 864-4462

Welcome From the Director

The hospice and palliative medicine fellowship is a one-year ACGME-accredited fellowship. We are committed to the education of the next generation of physicians for a full-time career in academic or community-based palliative care and hospice. We take pride in the many unique aspects of this program and the enthusiastic commitment of our faculty.

Catherine Deamant, MD, Program Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Integrated Fellowship

Program Overview

The hospice and palliative medicine fellowship provides fellows with the opportunity to experience the practice of palliative medicine in a wide variety of health care settings. Patients come from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, and the geographic settings of care range from the inner city of Chicago to suburban areas.

How To Apply

Applicants must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Completed an ACGME- or AOA-accredited residency program in any of the following fields: anesthesiology, emergency medicine family medicine, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, psychiatry or surgery
  • Board-eligible or certified in the primary discipline with intent to complete certification
  • Qualify to obtain Illinois Medical License and DEA certification (by the start of the fellowship)

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