Increasing access to palliative care and improving care quality for patients with serious illness through effective leadership.

How to Keep a Pulse on Your Team and Retention with Stay Interviews

A palliative care program administrator shares the ins and outs of stay interviews, including how and when to conduct them for team retention.

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.

Fertility and Serious Illness: How to Support Patients with Reproductive Concerns

A blueprint for supporting patients with serious illness through sensitive conversations involving fertility and reproduction.

Palliative Care Leadership During the Pandemic: Results from a Recent Survey

Here's what 150 palliative care program leaders had to say about leading their teams through a pandemic.

When Palliative Care Demand Exceeds Capacity: A Virtual Panel Discussion

How palliative care program leaders throughout the country have creatively and effectively responded to an increased demand for consults.

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.

Who’s Helping You? Coping with Trauma as a Health Care Worker

What repeated trauma without healing can do to a health care worker—and how to establish a new and healthier “normal”.

How to Determine Whether a Home-Based Palliative Care Company Can Meet Your Patients’ Needs

A clinician shares how she vets home-based palliative care companies to ensure they provide the best possible care.

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.

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.

Reflections from a Palliative Care Program Leader Two Years into the Pandemic

A palliative care leader shares how her team is navigating the ongoing crisis, and discusses long COVID, team preservation, and more.

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