Hospice/Palliative Medicine

Welcome to our program! We believe that everyone deserves the highest quality care possible when faced with difficult symptoms and challenging decisions at the end of life. We are committed to training physicians with the knowledge, skills, and compassion to provide outstanding, holistic care and caring to these special patients and their families.

Dear applicant,

Thank you for your interest in our Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship.  Fellowship offers you the opportunity to develop experience and special skills in managing patients with advanced, life-limiting illnesses.  Our goal is to give you access to the training, mentorship and support that will assure your success in this field.    

We are very proud of our program.  We feel that it presents unique clinical opportunities from a highly skilled, experienced and dedicated staff.  We embrace and thrive on the unique backgrounds, values and skills each new fellow brings to the program.  On behalf of our faculty and our fellows, we invite you to review the online materials, to contact us directly about the program with questions, and to submit an application through ERAS. 

Josh Baru, MD, FACP
Program Director, MAHEC Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship


For questions, please contact:

Mary Purdy

Fellowship Program Coordinator

123 Hendersonville Road
Asheville, NC 28803

Phone 828-771-3545