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Department: MEFAM-Family and Community Medicine
Course: 516-Hospice & Palliative Care The Hospice at TMC

Course Coordinator: Dr. William Y. Huang
Course Faculty: Dr. Elizabeth Strauch
Elective Location:
Periods Elective offered:
Min. Number of Students:Max: 1
Course Level: Clinical Elective: Counts toward 32-credit graduation requirement
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: Completion of all Clinical Core Rotations
Visiting Student Elective: No
Open to International Students: No
Grading: H,HP, P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation
Faculty Approval: No

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: Surgery:
Statement of Goals:
Students will rotate through the Hospice's Homecare, Inpatient and Admissions department, visit patients with attending physicians and other Interdisciplinary Team members. In addition, didactic sessions will be made available on a variety of end of life issues as part of The Hospice's genereal orientation. Students will also attend the Interdisciplinary Team Conferences. Students will be required to submit a Hospice Rotation Activity Log at the end of the course as part of their grade.
Learning Activities
Evaluation Methods
When and Where to report on first day of service:
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Carolyn Olson
Contact Phone: 713-798-6590
Contact Fax:
Contact Location: Dept. of Family and Community Medicine
Address: BCM, 275A
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