Center to Advance Palliative Care

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About CAPC

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.

As the nation's leading resource for palliative care program development, CAPC offers comprehensive training for palliative care programs at every stage - from strategic planning and funding to operations and sustainability. CAPC provides seminars, audio conferences, tools, reference materials, a robust website, and the Palliative Care Leadership Centers™ (PCLC) - a major training and mentoring initiative. It also sponsors, a website for patients and families.

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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.

For more information about CAPC, please review the following:
Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, Director
CAPC Advisors
CAPC Staff
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The Center to Advance Palliative Care
55 West 125th Street
13th Floor – Suite 1302
New York, NY 10027