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

Enhancing Care for Diverse Communities: The Role of Community Health Workers

Exploring the expansive role of the Community Health Worker (CHW), a long-standing member of the health care team, who helps to bring more culturally-responsive care.

The Potential of Women’s Councils in Medicine

Two clinical leaders share the ins and outs of starting a women’s council for connection and support among colleagues—no matter the discipline.

What Palliative Care Teams Need to Know When Caring for a Veteran

A Veterans Affairs (VA) clinician explores important ways that a palliative care team can meet the unique needs of veterans.

Experiences of Medical Interpreters During Palliative Care Encounters With LEP Patients

Qualitative study looks into the challenges of incorporating palliative care into the care of patients with limited English proficiency (LEP) living with a serious illness.

How to Provide the Best Care for Patients with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDDs)

A third-year medical student, who developed inclusive curricula for UMass, offers suggestions for clinical encounters with patients with IDDs.

Inspiring Teams to Engage in Health Equity Interventions to Improve Care for Black Patients and their Caregivers

How two serious illness care program leaders are working to improve care for Black patients living with a serious illness, and their caregivers.

“I Don’t See Color” Means You Don’t See Me

Why clinicians must unlearn well-intentioned but ultimately harmful conventions about race and ethnicity—and strategies to move forward.

Leaders Across the Country Share Their Health Equity Interventions

Interventions developed to improve care for Black people living with serious illness⁠—and how the palliative care field can leverage this work.

Caring for Undocumented Noncitizens: The Palliative Care Team's Role

A background on barriers to care for undocumented noncitizens—and seven ways palliative care teams can improve care for this population.

Acknowledging Barriers and Implementing Strategies to Reach Black People with Serious Illness

Interview highlights from CAPC’s environmental scan, Equitable Access to Quality Palliative Care for Black Patients

Rethinking Benefits and Incentives to Drive Equity for Black Patients During Serious Illness

New article written by CAPC staff published on the Better Care Playbook's blog.

Stay Ready: Attending to Implicit Bias in Health Care

A call for all in health care to become aware of unconscious, unintentional responses—or implicit biases—in order to provide the best care for patients and families.


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