Getting Started

The Toronto Western Hospital (TWH) Palliative Care Clinical Rotation is comprised of:

  • 2 weeks on the TWH Palliative Care Consult Service at Toronto Western Hospital, McLaughlin Wing, 8th Floor, Rooms 431/433/439, and
  • 2 weeks at Kensington Hospice (38 Major St.).

Toronto Western

Obtain the following before or on your first day. You will need these to be able to access the information and be reached when needed.

  • UHN ID badge​​
  • Electronic Patient Record (EPR) access
  • Dictation access
  • Pager

For information on how to obtain the above, visit University of Toronto Postgraduate Medical Education.

For more information, visit the Medical Education office on the ground floor of Toronto General (Elizabeth St. entrance).


Kensington Hospice

Admission and progress notes are done in a web-based EMR platform called "PointClickCare"

  • You will use your staff physician’s login and password for this program.
  • We will orient you to this program on your first day at the hospice.


Half-days / Professional days / Vacation days

Please notify the staff you are working with on your first day of your half-day clinic and core teaching days, professional days and any vacation days during the rotation.



If you have any questions or concerns during your rotation, please do not hesitate to contact:
Dr. Camilla Zimmermann, UHN Site Director for Palliative Care​

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