Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program

Identifying, cultivating and advancing the next generation of palliative care leaders.
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The program seeks to include physicians, nurses, social workers, physician assistants, chaplains, psychologists, pharmacists and other emerging health system leaders by investing in their professional development. Sojourns Scholars receive $180,000 in funding ($90,000 per year over a two-year grant) to carry out an innovative and impactful project in the field of palliative care and execute a leadership development plan designed to support the individual's growth
as a national leader in the field.

Applying for the Program

The 2022 Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program call for applications is closed. Click here to learn more about the program goals and eligibility requirements. We encourage all applicants to visit the Frequently Asked Questions page and to contact program staff with questions.
Emerging Palliative Care Leaders


Emerging Palliative Care Leaders

Since the program's inception in 2014, we have awarded 84 grants to emerging leaders nationwide. Each grantee is a member of an interdisciplinary palliative care team or is otherwise working to advance the field.