Best practices in clinical care delivery to improve quality of life for patients living with serious illness and their families.

Using Palliative Care to Support Equitable Care in the Midst of COVID-19

Updated June 15, 2020

An overview of COVID-19-related health and health care inequities for African Americans, palliative care’s role in caring for impacted patients and families, and CAPC tools to support these efforts.

“We Are in a War”: Mitigating Burnout in COVID-19

Updated April 23, 2020

Insights from health care and military experts on how the COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating burnout in health care professionals, and strategies to make it through this uncertain time.

Providing Soul Care in the COVID-19 Era

Updated May 18, 2020

A palliative care social worker and chaplain share how they are supporting patients, families, and colleagues during the pandemic.

Leveraging CME Requirements to Improve Palliative Care Delivery

Updated March 30, 2020

A deep dive into continuing medical education (CME) requirements across the country and how palliative care fits in.

Telemedicine: Virtual Connection in an Age of Social Distancing

Updated March 25, 2020

Dr. Michael Fratkin makes the case for telemedicine and provides tips for the best possible interaction during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nourish the Roots: The Importance of Palliative Care Education in Medical School

Updated March 25, 2020

A fourth-year medical student makes the case for improving palliative care education at the medical student and resident levels.

How to Provide Palliative Care for Surgical Patients

Updated February 26, 2020

Dr. Ana Berlin of Columbia University Medical Center discusses ways in which palliative care specialists can collaborate with surgeons to care for the underserved surgical patient population.

Veterans Affairs Moves the Needle in Median LOS with Concurrent Care Hospice

Updated January 29, 2020

Dr. Ann Broderick addresses concurrent care hospice and its important role at the VA.

Announcing CAPC's Top Blog Posts of 2019

Updated February 19, 2020

We're ringing in the new year with a look at the most-read blog posts from the past.