Veterans Affairs faculty fellows program in end-of-life care

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.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $982,595.00

Awarded on: 5/29/1998

Time frame: 6/1/1998 - 6/30/2000

Grant Number: 34588


United States Department of Veterans Affairs

810 Vermont Avenue, N.W.
Washington, 20420-0001


Thomas L. Garthwaite
Project Director