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Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Welcome and thank you for your interest in our one-year Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship program! We provide our fellows with a well-rounded, diverse educational experience that prepares them for attending life in academic Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Our Vision, Mission, Values and Aims embrace those of Creighton University and CommonSpirit Health with our focus being up to date, compassionate, evidence-based palliative care for our patients. We invite you to explore our website and learn more about what we have to offer. We hope you choose to join us for this next chapter in your journey!


Our vision is to train topnotch academic Hospice and Palliative Medicine physician leaders who advance the field of Palliative Medicine through innovation and human kindness.


Our mission is to train physicians to provide high-quality, evidence-based, compassionate, patient-centered care, and demonstrate life-long learning while holding true to their individual values. 


  • Compassion
  • Inclusion
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Collaboration


  1. To train physicians skilled in providing subspecialty level Palliative Medicine.
  2. To cultivate a passion for medical education.
  3. To nurture a devotion to advocacy for both patients and the field of Palliative Medicine.
  4. To instill a sense of urgency for wellness of patients, team members and ourselves.


Contact Information

Fellowship Program Director
Phone: 602.406.5556
Fax: 602.798.9532

Rosanna M. Harrell, MA
Fellowship Coordinator
Phone: 602.406.5556
Fax: 602.798.9532