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Medical Student Provides a Voice for Patients and Families with Special Needs

Medical student brings course to her school, to teach first-year medical students essential skills to care for people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Palliative Care for Dementia Can Relieve Distress

How palliative care can help people living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, as well as caregivers.

Physician Explains Pharmacists' Role in Educating Prescribers on Risks of Polypharmacy

Interview explaining the problems around overmedication for older adults, and how clinicians and pharmacists can work together to address this.

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Medical Student Provides a Voice for Patients and Families with Special Needs

Medical student brings course to her school, to teach first-year medical students essential skills to care for people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Palliative Care for Dementia Can Relieve Distress

How palliative care can help people living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, as well as caregivers.

Cambia Health Foundation Opens 2023 Sojourns® Scholar Leadership Program Call for Applications

Those interested must submit a Letter of Intent by Monday, February 27, 2023.

Millions of Americans Have Health Insurance That Isn’t ‘Good Enough’

Stat News discusses the problem of health insurance in the United States, focusing on affordability of care, even after coverage.

Palliative Care for Chronically Critically Ill Infants

Study seeks to find what palliative care support is provided to chronically critically ill infants and families after NICU discharge.

Palliative Care Training Can Help Clinicians With Tough Conversations

Communication skills training helps to increase the quality of care for people living with Huntington's disease.

Pediatric and Adult Cardiologists’ and Respirologists’ Referral Practices to Palliative Care

JPSM study finds important differences between adult and pediatric clinician beliefs and behaviors when referring patients to palliative care.

Utilization of Palliative Care in Veterans Admitted With Heart Failure Experiencing Homelessness

JPSM study evaluates housing stability as a factor in whether veterans with heart failure receive palliative care.

Instituting Standardized Consultation Criteria to Increase Early Palliative Care for Acute Leukemia

Study focuses on older patients living with advanced leukemia, who have a high symptom burden and poor prognosis.

Physician Explains Pharmacists' Role in Educating Prescribers on Risks of Polypharmacy

Interview explaining the problems around overmedication for older adults, and how clinicians and pharmacists can work together to address this.

The Importance of Palliative Care for Metastatic Breast Cancer

Article explains how palliative care is an invaluable support system for people living with metastatic breast cancer.

GeriPal Podcast: Wellness Debriefings and More

Listen to learn more about grief, loss, and wellness debriefings for health care professionals.

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