Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Why ChristianaCare?

  • 24th for admissions in the U.S.*
  • 21st for emergency visits in the U.S.*
  • 38th for total surgeries in the U.S.*
*Ranking by volume. Source: American Hospital Association Annual Survey Database of 6,200 U.S. Hospitals, 2016, © Health Forum, LLC.

The Palliative and Supportive teams at Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children and ChristianaCare, in affiliation with Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, are offering a 1-year clinical fellowship to train physicians in either pediatric or adult Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

In this fellowship, you will develop an expertise in the prevention and management of suffering amongst patients facing serious illness and their caregivers. Graduates will satisfy requirements for board certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

A great place to learn

ChristianaCare offers an unmatched learning experience. We’re one of America’s largest, non-sectarian, not for profit health care systems. We serve the Delaware Valley and we’re a nationally recognized, urban and suburban, academic and community hospital. Here you’ll learn from a huge range of pathologies and work with nationally recognized faculty, accelerating your growth as an expert, caring physician.

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You'll work with great people

You will work with nationally recognized faculty, aspiring residents, each of them among the most caring physicians you’ll find. They care about healing patients. And they care about your growth as a physician and your growth as a human being.

Delaware is a great place to live

A lot of history, culture and fun has been packed into the nation's first state. New Castle County, home to ChristianaCare's campuses, boasts a diverse community, world-renowned museums and cultural attractions, bike and hiking trails and a calendar packed with festivals and community events. Learn more

  • Beaches and state parks

    Enjoy the Delaware beaches or 16 state parks – all within a two hour drive!

  • Tax-free shopping

    Shop tax-free at nearby Christiana Mall and the outlet stores at the beaches.

  • Art, music and nightlife

    Catch a live band at the World Café Live, tour the Winterthur Museum and much more.

  • Sports and recreation

    Canoe the Brandywine River, check out the Wilmington Blue Rocks baseball team or create your own adventure.

Ready to join us?

Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

John Goodill, M.D.

302 733-4186


ChristianaCare Palliative Medicine

Christiana Hospital
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, Delaware 1971