The Training and Clinical Programs are home to a number of highly trained and motivated faculty many of whom are graduates of the VUMC fellowship training program.When asked , the reasons they share for  our faculty being part of the VUMC and the VA Palliative care  community are:

  1.  Commitment to excellent clinical care 
  2. Focus on communication skills 
  3. Institutional support of the  Palliative medicine clinical, educational and research programs
  4. Opportunities for Research , Innovation and Quality Improvement (QI)
  5. Their impact on shaping and training the future generations of palliative care providers 
  6. Working with the skilled and experienced Interdisciplinary Team members  (IDT)