Funding for Fellowship Programs
In past years, AAHPM has received grant funding for hospice and palliative medicine (HPM) fellowship programs through the generous support of the following foundations.
Y.C. Ho/Helen and Michael Chiang Foundation
The $90,000 grant, awarded to AAHPM in 2018, supports an HPM fellowship program operating a pediatric track within an adult fellowship training program. Learn more information on funding priorities.
The Fan Fox & Leslie R. Samuels Foundation previously awarded AAHPM a $445,000 grant to support New York City-based HPM fellowship programs focused on training physicians interested in caring for aging patients in this geographic region.
The Hearst Foundations previously awarded AAHPM a $1.2 million grant to partially fund fellowship training programs. This grant has benefited physicians interested in caring for the older population and becoming mentors, educators, and role models.
The Kindred Gentiva Hospice Foundation previously awarded AAHPM a $300,000 grant to support HPM fellowship programs that offer a longitudinal experience with a strong hospice and home health component teaching physicians the necessary skills to perform in the role of a hospice physician. Learn more on funding priorities.
Other Helpful Resources
HPM Fellowship Funding Guide: Practical tips to find alternative sources of funding for your fellowship program
The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)
“Funding Considerations” PowerPoint Presentation