Division of Palliative Medicine

gramlingOur Palliative Medicine Program features a comprehensive inpatient service and is staffed by providers who are specially trained to support the physical and psychological needs of patients and families facing the complex challenges of life-threatening or chronic illness. 

The Palliative Care team work collaboratively with social workers, case managers, and the pastoral care program, as well as with Hospice of the Champlain Valley, UVM Health Network Home Health & Hospice (formerly the VNA), the McClure Miller Respite House, Bayada Hospice and Home Health, and other community health agencies throughout Vermont.

Facing the challenges of life-threatening or chronic illness, patients and their families can benefit from the sensitive, thoughtful care that the UVM Medical Center Palliative Care program provides.


The Division of Palliative Medicine provides phenomenal learning experiences for fellows, residents, medical students, graduate nursing students, and attendings.


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