This grant project will: (1) develop benchmark curricula--and strategies for their implementation--for training resident physicians in the care of the dying patient; (2) integrate such curricula into 30 internal medicine residency training programs affiliated with the VA throughout the nation; (3) add to the cadre of internal medicine faculty leaders and innovators in the field of physician training for end-of-life and palliative care through the country; and (4) expand effective benchmark curricula to all VA-affiliated internal medicine residency programs and eventually to the nation's residency and medical student training programs.
Amount Awarded $982,595.00
Awarded on: 5/29/1998
Time frame: 6/1/1998 - 6/30/2000
Grant Number: 34588