Top news from the palliative care field and beyond, summarized for quick review.

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New at CAPC: February 2021

Learn about new tools and resources on capc.org.

Diane Meier Interviewed about Tenure at CAPC and Future of Palliative Care

Hospice News article features exclusive interview with Dr. Diane Meier on the progress of palliative care and lessons learned at CAPC.

Diane Meier to Step Down as CAPC Director in April

Dr. Meier to continue as Director Emerita and Strategic Medical Advisor, and Brynn Bowman to become Executive Director.

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Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Leadership is Needed Now More than Ever

Study reviews early career training gaps in leadership skills, and suggests an integration of leadership training in HPM fellowships.

Palliative Care Specialist Access Associated with Rankings of Hospital Quality

Study shows that ranked hospitals have significantly greater access to specialty palliative care teams, compared to the nationwide prevalence rate.

New at CAPC: February 2021

Learn about new tools and resources on capc.org.

Diane Meier Interviewed about Tenure at CAPC and Future of Palliative Care

Hospice News article features exclusive interview with Dr. Diane Meier on the progress of palliative care and lessons learned at CAPC.

National Coalition Shares Policy Goals with Biden Administration and New Congress

Recommendations span COVID-19 response, access and payment, and workforce expansion.

Diane Meier to Step Down as CAPC Director in April

Dr. Meier to continue as Director Emerita and Strategic Medical Advisor, and Brynn Bowman to become Executive Director.

Second Application for Primary Care First Model Opening Spring 2021

Broader range of eligible practices can apply, including applications for the Seriously Ill Population (SIP)

Being on the Other Side of a Cancer Diagnosis

A clinician shares the experience of receiving serious news about her daughter in a kind, respectful way.

CAPC Releases New Palliative Care Referral Report

Results of CAPC's most recent analysis of the top referrals to palliative care have been published.

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