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Palliative Care Leadership Centers Locations & Training Dates

Choose the Palliative Care Leadership Center that's Right for You.

Palliative Care Leadership Centers™ (PCLC) provide intensive, operational training and yearlong mentoring for palliative care programs at every stage of development and growth. All were selected through a highly competitive process that focused on clinical excellence, outstanding leadership, reputation and experience. As teachers and mentors, all PCLC faculty are seasoned leaders in the field and bring the full weight of their experience to you.

Whatever your setting, there′s a PCLC that will address all of your specific program needs. 

2016/2017 Training Dates

Fairview Health System
Minneapolis, Minnesota

A health system–based palliative care program with interdisciplinary consult teams, an outpatient clinic and a strong focus on community hospitals and home care. 
Learn more!

2017 Dates and Registration Coming Soon

Barrington, Illinois

A community-based hospice and palliative care program providing services to adults and children across multiple settings, including community hospitals, academic medicals centers, the home, long term care facilities and office practices. Learn more!

March 15-17
May 10-12
September 6-8
October 4-6

(2017 Registration Coming Soon)

Mount Carmel Health System
Columbus, Ohio

A community hospital–based health system program with a consult service and three dedicated inpatient units holding 19 beds. Mount Carmel grew out of a hospice-hospital partnership. Learn more!

March 30-31
June 29-30
September 21-22

(2017 Registration Coming Soon)

Northwell Health
New Hyde Park, New York

A health system-based palliative care service providing care to patients at Northwell Health's outpatient clinics, in patient homes, at the Stern Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation and through targeted services in long term care settings. Learn more!

March 29-31
May 3-5
September 27-29

(2017 Registration Coming Soon)

Palliative Care Center of the Bluegrass
Lexington, Kentucky

A wholly-owned subsidiary of Hospice of the Bluegrass. It provides palliative care consultation to multiple community hospitals and academic medical centers. Program elements include outpatient clinic and consultation in long term care settings.
 Learn more!

March 28-29
June 27-28
September 26-27

(2017 Registration Coming Soon)

Presbyterian Health Services
Albuquerque, New Mexico

A health system-based palliative care program serving adult patients in home, assisted living and office settings. Presbyterian covers urban, suburban and rural environments. Learn more!

January 19-20
April 6-7
June 1-2
October 26-27

(2017 Registration Coming Soon)

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
Birmingham, Alabama

UAB provides clinical palliative care and supportive care services through inpatient consult services, home hospice coordination and outpatient clinics. It is also affiliated with the Birmingham VA Medical Center. 

Learn more!

December 13-14

(2017 Dates and Registration Coming Soon)

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
San Francisco, California

A palliative care inpatient consult service and an outpatient clinic in an academic medical center with hospitalist leadership. UCSF 
also specializes in pediatrics and palliative care in the home and assisted living settings. 

Learn more!

November 21-22

January 24-25
February 27-29
June 28-29
September 27-28
December 13-14

(2017 Registration Coming Soon)

VCU Massey Cancer Center
Richmond, Virginia 

A leading academic safety-net hospital and NCI-designated cancer center. Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center.. It includes a consult service, dedicated inpatient unit, rural outreach and active outpatient care programs. Learn more!

November 15-16

March 14-15
May 23-24
Septermber 12-13
November 14-15

(2017 Registration Coming Soon)

University of Virginia Health System (UVA)
Charlottesville, Virginia

Located at the academic medical center's cancer center and CHF clinic, the Palliative Care Clinic sees both oncology and cardiology patients in all stages of illness. It is integrated with home health, hospice agencies and the inpatient palliative care team. Learn more!

February 2-3
April 6-7
June 1-2
August 3-4
October 5-6

(2017 Registration Coming Soon)

How to Enroll

For tuition information and to enroll, go to


For specific questions about your upcoming training, please contact the administrator of the PCLC you will attend.

For specific questions about UVA, including the availability of specific training dates, contact Christina Hamill at or (434) 924.1590

For general questions, please contact Jordane Jolley, LMSW, Manager of Community Initiatives at or (212) 824.9579.  

Palliative Care Leadership Centers™ (PCLC) is a national initiative of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC).