PCLC Locations & Trainings
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. New PCLCs specifically focused on community-based settings will begin trainings soon. In the meantime, several current PCLCs also provide this content. Learn more below.
Akron Children′s Hospital
An academic children′s hospital that maintains 24/7 inpatient and outpatient consult services. Works closely with community hospice, long-term and home care programs. Led by Sarah Friebert, MD. [ PCLC Pediatric] Learn more!
September 26-28, 2016
Fairview Health System
A health system–based palliative care program with interdisciplinary consult teams, an outpatient clinic and a strong focus on community hospitals and home care. Led by Lyn Ceronsky, MS, DNP, GNP-BC, CHPCA, and Drew Rosielle, MD. [ PCLC Core, Custom, Consult] Learn more!
September 14-16, 2016
Mount Carmel Health System
A community hospital–based health system program with a consult service and three dedicated inpatient units holding 19 beds. Grew out of a hospice-hospital partnership. Led by Lori Yosick, MSW, LISW, and Philip H. Santa-Emma, MD, FAAHPM. [ PCLC Core, Custom, Consult] Learn more!
September 23-24, 2016
Palliative Care Center of the Bluegrass
A wholly owned subsidiary of Hospice of the Bluegrass. Provides palliative care consultation to multiple community hospitals and academic medical centers. Program elements include outpatient clinic and consultation in long-term care settings. Led by Elizabeth Fowler, MPH, President/CEO, and Todd Coté MD, FAAHPM, FAAFP. [ PCLC Core, Custom, Consult] Learn more!
September 26-27, 2016
University of Alabama at Birmingham
UAB provides clinical palliative care and supportive care services through inpatient consult services, home hospice coordination and outpatient clinics. Affiliated with the Birmingham VA Medical Center. Led by Rodney Tucker, MD. [ PCLC Core, Custom, Consult] Learn more!
August 15-16, 2016
October 12-13, 2016
December 13-14, 2016
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
A palliative care inpatient consult service and an outpatient clinic in an academic medical center with hospitalist leadership. Also specializes in palliative care in home and assisted living settings. Led by Steven Z. Pantilat, MD, FACP, and Michael W. Rabow, MD. [ PCLC Core, Custom, Consult] Learn more!
October 5-6, 2016
November 21-22, 2016
VCU Massey Cancer Center
An academic safety-net hospital and NCI-designated cancer center. Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center has been ranked 38th in the country by U.S. News & World Report’s 2010-2011 publication of America’s Best Hospitals. Includes a consult service, dedicated inpatient unit, rural outreach and active outpatient care programs. Led by Egidio Del Fabbro, MD. [ PCLC Core, Custom, Consult] Learn more!
September 13-14, 2016
November 15-16, 2016
Four new PCLCs have now been added to address the demand for training that includes community settings: home, office/clinic and long term care. Trainings will be announced soon. Learn more about them below.
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. Serves a wide range of health care settings in the Chicago area and northern Illinois. Led by Martha L. Twaddle, MD, FACP, FAAHPM.
New Hyde Park, New York
Health system-based palliative care services 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. Led by Maria Carney, MD, FACP.
Presbyterian Health Services
Albuquerque, New Mexico
A health system-based palliative care program serving adult patients in home, assisted living and office care settings. Serves patients in urban, suburban and rural environments. Led by Nancy Guinn, MD, and Abby Gilbert-Savi, NP.
University of Virginia Health System
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. Integrated with home health, hospice agencies and inpatient palliative care team. Led by Leslie Blackhall, MD.
How to Enroll
For tuition information and to enroll, go to www.capc.org/pclc/tuition.
For specific questions, please contact the administrator of the PCLC you will attend.
For general questions, please fill out a Support Form or call (212) 201-2679.
Palliative Care Leadership Centers™ (PCLC) is a national initiative of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC).