Palliative Care – About
The Palliative Medicine program is a Center of Excellence, focused on offering the best possible care of our patients by providing comfort through their serious illness. We also offer a fellowship program to train the palliative medicine specialists of tomorrow.
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Our patient care focuses on providing comfort for seriously ill patients through the relief of symptoms addressing the concerns that frequently accompany serious illness.
Our work is dedicated to our strong belief that individuals should live well and attain the highest possible quality of life, regardless of the nature or severity of their illness.
The mission of the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program is to train leaders and academicians in the care of those with serious illness.
Our fellowship program director is Amy Westcott, MD, CMD, FAAHPM.