The Tata Memorial Hospital, Department of Palliative Medicine, in collaboration with the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) & Palliative Care Interdisciplinary (PCIC) is organizing a virtual 2 weekend course, “ASCO Palliative Care e-Course” (APCeC) on 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 10th October 2021 between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.

The core and advanced Palliative Care course provides an opportunity for practicing and in-training Oncologists, Palliative Care Physicians, General Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, Rehabilitation Specialists and counsellors to receive additional training and learn from eminent international and national faculty using online teaching formats including talks, interactive sessions and breakout rooms.

Interested participants must email the completed application form to Dr. Akanksha at on or before Tuesday, 21st September, 2021.

Shortlisted candidates will be sent a link to complete the application process by making the fee payment. This payment has to be completed on or before Saturday, 25th September 2021. Please note that the fees are non-refundable.

Once the course fees are paid, shortlisted candidates will receive access to the course ASCO website to complete the formal registration and to access and view the selected videos before the course begins on Saturday, 2nd October, 2021.

Eligible applicants will need to mandatorily undertake the following:

  • Complete the pre course assessment
  • Attend the full 16 hours of the teaching programme
  • Keep their videos on through the programme (if videos are off, participants will be considered absent)
  • Attendance will be taken and monitored
  • Complete the post course assessment
  • Complete the post course evaluation by Sunday, 7th November 2021, one month after the course ends on Sunday, 10th October 2021
  • Complete the post course evaluation one year after the course ends on Sunday, 10th October 2021

Those candidates who satisfy all the criteria for attendance at the course will be eligible for the certification for APCeC completion.

Click Here to view and download flyer and Application Form.

Click here to view and download the Course agenda.

Interested participants can please contact Dr. Akanksha at for further clarification or queries.

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