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

Our 2023 dates have not been announced yet. 

If you would like to be notifed when our 2023 dates are announced, please email UCoPE@hsc.utah.edu

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

Location TBA


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.  (i.e by October 3rd for Fall 2022)
  • 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.