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Training & Curriculum

Clinical Training

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Two weeks

Didactic/role play/ shadowing inpatient and outpatient teams

Inpatient Consultation- Cedars Sinai

19 weeks total

Mostly two-week blocks, occasionally one week


Two weeks

Olive View Medical Center

Interventional Pain

Two weeks


Long-Term Care

Four weeks

Skilled nursing facilities


Four weeks

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


Four 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 

Eight weeks

Two different hospice agencies (four weeks each).

Community Hospice- Pediatric

Two weeks

Trinity Kids Hospice


Four weeks


Nine 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