How to Address Sexuality and Intimacy with People Living with a Serious Illness
Five screening questions clinicians can ask patients to understand the impact of their serious illness on intimacy and relationships.
How to Assess a Patient’s Risk for Long Term Opioid Therapy
Drew Rosielle, MD, shares how to keep patients safe when prescribing opioid therapy, including risk assessment, comprehensive exams, and more.
Harnessing the Power of Improv During Uncertain Times
How three clinicians folded principles of improv into their clinical care to navigate uncertainties of the pandemic.
Psychedelics for Serious Illness: Five Things Clinicians Need to Know
An update on the state of science for psychedelics, and what all clinicians should know as they enter this uncharted territory.
Book Review: Ten Thousand Crossroads: The Path as I Remember It
A palliative care leader shares his response to Balfour Mount’s autobiography.
Fostering a Safe Space for Our LGBTQ+ Patients and Staff
A palliative care physician discusses some of the unique needs and experiences of LGBTQ+ patients, and how clinicians can improve care for these populations.
Learning about Palliative Care in India, While Waitlisted for Nursing School
A recent nursing school graduate, who learned about palliative care through a field-based program and Pallium India, reflects on her experience.
Part 2: The Ins and Outs of Prescribing Buprenorphine
Final post of a two-part blog series, which covers how to prescribe buprenorphine, considerations, and potential barriers for use.
Part 1: Buprenorphine as an Essential Tool for Palliative Care Clinicians
A two-part blog post that explores how buprenorphine can help people living with serious illness – especially those with pain and opioid use challenges.