Ensuring equitable access to palliative care for all populations who could benefit, across all care settings.

Taking Action Toward Health Equity

Through our programs, platforms, and national community, CAPC is committed to making meaningful progress toward health equity for all people living with serious illness.

How Nurses Can Help Promote Health Equity in Palliative Care

What NASEM’s recent nursing report means for the path to health equity, and strategies that palliative care teams can implement to facilitate change.

Social Workers Can Lead the Way in Addressing Health Inequities

Three practical steps that palliative care leaders can take to empower their social work colleagues, and help bridge gaps in health equity.

How to Address Vaccine Hesitancy for Patients Living with Serious Illness

A blog exploring the ins and outs of vaccine hesitancy, and a new evidence-based roadmap for conversations about COVID-19 vaccines.

The Invisible Millions: Caring for Latino Patients and Families during COVID-19

How the pandemic has impacted Latinos living with serious illnesses – and the important role palliative care teams play in providing culturally humble care.

How to Support AIAN/Native American Populations during COVID-19

A discussion around the impact of COVID-19 on American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN)/Native American populations, and how palliative care teams can help address health care inequities.

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

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.

Letter to the Field on Recent Events

We in palliative care are colleagues with shared values about the worth and dignity of each human life, and our community must be united against the racism that is killing our fellow humans.

How to Increase Awareness and Reduce Gaps in Palliative Care for Minorities

The disparities in palliative care access and quality for minorities in the United States, and ways to remedy this.

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