One-Year, full-time advanced practice nuring fellowship, providing interdisciplinary training in palliative care at one of the nation's oldest and most established academic palliative care services. Train with Harvard faculty and Harvard Palliative Medicine Fellows and work alongside a dedicated staff experienced in mentoring and training future leaders in the field of palliative care.
The MGH Palliative Care Division offers a one-year, full-time advanced practice nursing fellowship as part of an interdisciplinary training opportunity in palliative care. The goal of the fellowship is to prepare nursing leaders in the field of palliative care. The fellow will train with physicians in the Harvard Palliative Medicine Fellowship during the academic year that begins July 1. The NP fellow will be fully integrated into one of the nation’s oldest academic palliative care services, which includes 6 board-certified palliative care nurse practitioners.
The fellowship offers an extensive medical, psychosocial, and communication curriculum taught by experienced and committed clinician-educators who are recognized as experts in the field. The selected candidate will negotiate elective training experiences during the year to target specific interests in the field. All palliative care clinical experiences will be at MGH. Additional training in hospice will be provided off-site. This NP fellowship has been designed to align with the Standards for Clinical Practicum in Palliative Nursing for Practicing Professional Nurses (HPNA, 2006) and the Hospice and Palliative Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice (ANA, 2007).
The position is salaried with full-time benefits.
Application deadline is March 1. Applicants must have a Masters or Doctorate of Nursing Practice and be licensed in Massachusetts before beginning the fellowship.
For questions about the fellowship or the application process, please contact:
James F. Fitzgerald, M.Ed.
Fellowship & Education Coordinator