Trivandrum – 10 day Foundation course in Palliative Medicine


To enable participants to gain practical “hands-on” training in pain management and communication supplemented by theoretical background.

Course schedule:

The course will start on the first Monday of March, May, July, September and November, and will go on for 10 consecutive working days. Please visit for the dates of the upcoming trainings.


Dr M.R.Rajagopal


M.B.B.S or B.D.S with permanent registration with medical council.


The course will be held in the institutions and palliative care services attached to Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences (TIPS) including outpatient clinic and home and hospice visits.

Working Hours:

Work starts at 9.00 AM and finishes at 5.30 PM or till clinical work is completed, whichever is later.

Application process:

Download application form here, fill it up and email it to

Course Fees: US $750. Candidates from within India can apply for a subsidised fee of ₹2500. Payment is to be made on acceptance to the course.

For more information, please contact:

The Course Co-ordinator
Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences (TIPS)
Pallium India, Arumana Hospital
Airport Road, Subash Nagar
Vallakadavu P.O
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 008
Kerala, India.

Phone: +91 471-2468991