Tips for addressing the impact of historically inequitable access to palliative care service in your organization's COVID-19 response strategy.
An overview of COVID-19-related health and health care inequities for African Americans, palliative care’s role in caring for impacted patients and families, and CAPC tools to support these efforts.
Sample script to help clinicians better understand patients’ experiences and meet needs, both during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Opinion piece regarding lack of access to telehealth for patients living in poverty, with recommendations for how to address poverty and/or lack of education when using telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Houston Medical Journal, May 2020.
Online forum for conversations among palliative care programs about bridging gaps in access for historically underserved patient populations. You will need to login to Basecamp to view and participate in the group.
A discussion around the impact of COVID-19 on American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN)/Native American populations, and how palliative care teams can help address health care inequities.
Palliative Medicine Reports article outlining the rationale for cultural responsiveness in palliative care.
Strategies palliative care teams can employ to ensure racial and ethnic communities have access to care that relieves suffering.
How the pandemic has impacted Latinos living with serious illnesses – and the important role palliative care teams play in providing culturally humble care.
One clinician's personal reflection about why she practices palliative care. Journal of Palliative Medicine.