Study exploring palliative care program leaders’ perceptions of the future viability of their programs.

Researchers from the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) surveyed specialist palliative care program leaders to explore their perceptions of the future viability of their programs in the context of the pandemic. They found that technical assistance to support palliative care teams, methods to measure the impact of peer support, efforts to educate administrators about the value of palliative care, and efforts to reduce burnout are needed to sustain palliative care programs. Read about the study by Maggie Rogers, MPH; Rachael Heitner, MPH; Julia L. Frydman, MD; Brynn Bowman, MPA; Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, FAAHPM; Melissa Aldridge, PhD, MBA; and Emily Franzosa, DrPH in the American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

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