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Medicine Fellowship

Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Lakeland Health offers a comprehensive physician-based inpatient palliative consultative service which includes infrastructure development, staff and physician education, and the building of critical relationships. This program is an extension of a robust outpatient palliative care program.

This fellowship has been started under the AOA standards however we are in the process of transitioning into the ACGME. 

  • 1 open fellowship position available for the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Applications to the program are currently being accepted via ERAS (currently conducting phone interviews for new applicants)
  • Clinical rotation schedule during the fellowship year
  • 4 rotation blocks of in-patient Palliative Medicine
  • 4 Rotation blocks of in-patient Hospice at Hanson House
  • 1 Rotation block of Geriatric Psychiatry
  • 1 Rotation block of Pediatric Palliative/Hospice Medicine
  • 3 Rotation blocks of electives
  • Longitudinal experiences – 1 day of out-patient Palliative Medicine per week, and 1 day of out-patient hospice per week

Program Contact Information

Lakeland Health
Graduate Medical Education
1234 Napier Ave
Saint Joseph MI 49085
phone: (269) 982-4941
fax: (269) 985-4526

Jason Beckrow, DO FACOI, HMDC Program Director  jbeckrow@caring-circle.org 
Kim Wright, Fellowship Program Manager  kcwright@lakelandhealth.org
Fellow, Casey Eckley, DO  ceckley@caring-circle.org

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