Utah Certificate of Palliative Care Education (UCoPE) at the University of Utah

UCoPE Spring 2023 Session will be held May 16-19, 2023. This will be an in-person event. Location to be announced. 

If you have questions, please email UCoPE@hsc.utah.edu

Cost:  $1000.00 for MDs / $600.00 for non-MDs


UCoPE  is a 4-day intensive course that involves a combination of communication and symptom-management skills training in an intimate setting, with a faculty to student ratio of only 2-3:1 

Utah for all health care disciplines from nursing to medicine to pharmacy to patient advocates. UCoPE is designed to address the critical shortage of palliative and hospice trained providers by providing an intensive course aimed at improving generalist palliative care skills for both adult and pediatric patients with serious illness. 

Attendance policy:  Your attendance at all sessions and times of this conference is required.  If you are unable to dedicate the full four days, please delay until you are able to attend all days.  We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming UCoPE!

Refund Policy:

  • A full refund will be given up to 14 days before the conference, minus a $50.00 processing fee.  
  • Cancellation between 7 days before and the first day will incur a  cancellation and processing fee of $125.00. 
  • Day of and after beginning of conference no refunds will be given -- except for exceptional circumstances, minus a processing fee.