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Palliative Care Tools, Training & Technical Assistance

The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) is the leading resource for palliative care program development and growth. Access essential palliative care tools, education, resources and training for health care professionals.

Take Advantage of CAPC Membership

CAPC, your palliative care innovation hub, is becoming a member-based organization as of January 2015. Membership will be open to hospitals, health systems, hospices and community healthcare organizations.

With CAPC membership, your organization will have access to resources supporting palliative care delivery and quality that will strengthen the knowledge and skills of your entire organization.

Preview CAPC Online Courses

Learn more about member benefits and join!

National Palliative Care Registry™

Register your palliative care program and leverage your operational data to support decision making and program quality improvement.

Download the Survey Summary Report


Register for Web Conferences

Featured speakers are nationally recognized leaders in the field of palliative care.

Download the IOM Web Conference Presentation


The Joint Commission (TJC) Advanced Certification for Palliative Care Programs


Access Featured Resources

Call for Presentation Abstracts

CAPC National Seminar 2015

November 12 – 14, 2015
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter
San Antonio, TX

Attendees: Access 2014 National Seminar presentations here

Access the IPAL Project

Learn how to improve care in the outpatient setting, ICU and ED. Click here to learn more.


Read Diane Meier's Message to the Field on the New IOM Report


Watch Videos on Treatment Goals and Treating Critically Ill Patients

Diane Meier


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The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) provides health care professionals with the tools, training and technical assistance necessary to start and sustain successful palliative care programs in hospitals and other health care settings. Located at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, CAPC is a national organization dedicated to increasing the availability of quality palliative care services for people facing serious, complex illness. CAPC is supported by Altman Foundation, Brookdale Foundation, Cambia Health Foundation, Cameron and Hayden Lord Foundation, The Donaghue Foundation, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, The John A. Hartford Foundation, Livestrong, the Mill Park Foundation, The Olive Branch Fund, The Partnership for Palliative Care, Stavros Niarchos Foundation, and The Y.C. Ho/Helen and Michael Chiang Foundation.