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Palliative Care Leadership Centers Curriculum

Take advantage of in-person, customized training and a full year of mentoring for programs at any stage of development and growth.

Leveraging Palliative Care Leadership Center Training

Brian Cassel, PhD, of the Palliative Care Leadership Center (PCLC) at VCU Massey Cancer Center explains how palliative care programs can benefit from Palliative Care Leadership Centers.

Palliative Care Leadership Centers (PCLC) is an in-person, customized training, support and mentoring approach that addresses all the operational essentials of palliative care program development and growth.

Whether your program is just ramping up, or you're already established, PCLC is specifically designed to address the needs of your individual team and program. The first step is a rigorous needs assessment of your program followed by the training recommendation.

The PCLC curriculum includes: 

  • Assessing internal and external systems
  • Determining best staffing patterns for program sustainability
  • Learning how to use operational and financial data to your program’s advantage
  • Developing effective marketing strategies
  • Strengthening communication and process strategies to address continuity of care 
  • Identifying performance measures to inform action plans for improving overall program effectiveness
  • And more

How to Enroll

Learn more about each PCLC location and their training dates

For tuition information and to enroll, go to


For specific questions about your upcoming training, please contact the administrator of the PCLC you will attend.

For general PCLC questions, please contact Jordane Jolley, LMSW, Manager of Community Initiatives at or (212) 824.9579.  

Palliative Care Leadership Centers™ (PCLC) is a national initiative of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC).