Learning Opportunities

Held weekly, webinars are designed to cover high-yield board topics. Both fellows and faculty will present topics.

Case Presentations
Fellows will take turns leading a monthly case presentation. Patient cases with interesting learning points will be researched and presented. Faculty mentors are available to assist.

Texas Consortium of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (TCHPM) Journal Club
Fellows will co-present high-yield articles along with fellows from other HPM programs across Texas.

TCHPM Educational Series
Held monthly, faculty from various University of Texas institutions will discuss practical topics to foster growth and prepare each fellow to become a successful palliative medicine specialist.

Didactics Afternoons
Held once monthly, the didactics sessions occur from 1 to 5 pm and include:

  • A self-care module, facilitated by faculty
  • A QI module, facilitated by faculty
  • Either a workshop or board review

Huffington Lecture Series
The Roy M. Huffington Distinguished Lecture series is possible through generous donations in memory of Mr. Huffington. His vision is to foster the highest quality aging research and, ultimately, a higher standard of living for our aging population. Invited speakers from around the world provide discussions on geriatric or palliative medicine.

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds
Fellows are invited to attend weekly internal medicine grand rounds.

Scholarly Activity
Fellows are introduced to our longitudinal Quality Improvement curriculum to successfully plan, develop, and present a scholarly or quality improvement project.