Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Pediatric Fellowship

The fellowship year includes 13 four-week block rotations. The block rotations include inpatient palliative care consults at Wolfson Children’s Hospital and UF Health Jacksonville. The ambulatory experiences include pain management in an outpatient clinic for adults and a separate clinic for pediatric patients, pediatric physical and rehabilitation medicine, medically complex clinics, genetics and bioethics. Hospice rotations include home visits with a dedicated pediatric palliative care team as well as time spent in adult hospice houses as well as inpatient units. The fellow does a month of inpatient rehabilitation at Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital in lieu of visiting skilled nursing facilities.


Wolfson Children's Hospital

Wolfson Children's Hospital

Wolfson Children's Hospital is a dedicated pediatric facility with over 200 pediatric beds serving Northeast Florida and South Georgia. WCH recently opened a 7-story pediatric critical care tower expanding the number of Neonatal Intensive Care beds to 89 that spans three separate floors, a 26-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit located on its own floor and a separate floor housing a 6-bed Neuro-Intensive Care Unit, a 10-bed Pediatric Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit and a 2-bed specialty Burn and Wound Care Unit. The hospital also has a dedicated oncology unit and provides bone marrow transplants. WCH is also one of the regional pediatric trauma hospitals.

The Wolfson Children's Hospital provides technologically advanced, family-centered inpatient care. Its design and layout de-emphasize typical hospital-like features, which some children and parents may find threatening. There is a conference room and a consultation room on each floor. Wolfson Children's Hospital embodies our community's commitment to children's health and to pediatric education and research.

UF Health Jacksonville

UF Health Jacksonville

UF Health Jacksonville is a 695-bed private, not-for-profit medical, teaching and research facility serving Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.

As an innovator in health care, UF Health Jacksonville provides state-of-the-art services. These include a regional pediatric trauma center, regional level III neonatal intensive care unit, developmental evaluation program and a stabilization unit for children requiring inpatient psychiatric care. This hospital is also the first in Florida and one of the few in the nation to have a state-of-the-art proton beam cancer treatment facility on its campus.

UF Health Jacksonville has become one of the finest teaching hospitals in the Southeast, due largely to the affiliation with the University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville. This affiliation has served to further develop the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville medical residency programs offered on the Jacksonville campus. In addition, as the area's safety net hospital, it offers our trainees the chance to work with patients from varied socio-economic groups, thus exposing them not only to greater diversity, but also help them understand the impact social determinants of health have on healthcare delivery.

UF Health Jacksonville's greatest achievement is the successful integration of patient care, education and research with the medical services of the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville. With about 3,400 employees to service the health needs of the region, UF Health Jacksonville meets its commitment to excellence in medical education and quality medical care.

Community Hospice and Palliative Care of Northeast Florida

Community Hospice and Palliative Care of Northeast Florida (CHNE) is a not-for-profit hospice serving over 1300 patients on a daily basis within the five county region of northeast Florida. CHNE is a leader in providing hospice care to both pediatric and adult patients. CHNE has five free standing hospice units in the community, contracts with local hospitals and long-term care facilities for hospice beds, home-based teams and bereavement services.

Brooks Rehabilitation

Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital is a regional comprehensive rehabilitation center for children and adults with acute and chronic neurological conditions, including strokes and traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries.


Every spring, a Research Day is held on campus, with residents and fellows from all disciplines presenting their work. Well-designed studies conducted in collaboration with the faculty have resulted in residents and fellows presenting their research at regional, national and international meetings.