Physician Education


The Hospice Institute is dedicated to assisting physicians in preparing to care for a rapidly aging population. We provide educational events, host a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship and offer one-on-one physician education. For more information about our services and programs for physicians, contact The Hospice Institute at 

Continuing Medical Education 

Hospice of the Western Reserve’s Hospice Institute is one of the only non-hospital providers of continuing medical education (CME) credits in Northeast Ohio and holds CME programs throughout the year. For more information about programs, contact The Hospice Institute at, or visit our calendar of events.

End-of-Life Learning Series 

The End-of-Life Learning Series hosts programs on pain and symptom control, the grieving process, the disease process, patient and caregiver needs and more.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship 

In partnership with MetroHealth Medical Center and Case Western Reserve, Hospice of the Western Reserve offers an ACGME-accredited fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Care. This one-year fellowship provides experience in:

•Out-patient palliative care clinic 

•In-patient hospice care

•Acute hospital palliative care consultation

•Training in the interdisciplinary team model

•Long-term care/geriatrics

•Physician house calls

•Community-based hospice care

•Acute symptom management

•Pediatric hospice and palliative medicine consultation

The fellowship is open to applicants trained in internal medicine, family practice, anesthesia, obstetrics, gynecology or emergency medicine. Two fellowship positions are available per year.

If you are interested in this fellowship opportunity, please contact Shareefah Sabur, Chief Quality Education Officer at or 216.383.3745

We Can Help

Speak with the referral team by contacting us seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Any first visit and admission can be made the first day.

Northern Ohio's Hospice of Choice

More than 1,000 Hospice of the Western Reserve employees and 3,000 volunteers live and work side-by-side in the same neighborhoods with our patients and families. We are privileged to have cared for more than 100,000 Northern Ohioans since our inception.