PCLC at University of Virginia Health System (UVA)

  1. Location
    Charlottesville, VA
  2. Leader
  3. Faculty
    • Joshua Barclay
      MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine
    • Paula Capobianco
      LCSW, MS, Social Worker
    • David Y. Ling
      MD, Associate Professor
    • Jody Reyes
      MSBA, BSN, OCN, Administrator, Cancer Services
  4. Photo: David Ling
  1. Available In-Person Training Dates

Other Locations & In-Person Training Dates

An early adopter and national leader in delivering quality hospice services, Bluegrass is a pioneer in developing new program models that respond to the evolving needs of seriously ill patients and their families . It also has a rich history of exploring models that are both high quality and financially sustainable. . . .

  • Sep 10–11, 2019
  • Oct 30–31, 2019
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Minneapolis, MN

With program longevity of 18 years, and the early development of clinics, the program at Fairview is part of a large nonprofit health care system working in hospitals, primary and specialty clinics, home care, hospice, and senior services. It has a strong focus on rural and community hospitals . . .

  • Sep 11–13, 2019
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Mount Carmel was one of the first PCLCs and has trained over 175 teams. Its hospice services and palliative care services are provided in acute palliative care units, consultatively across all hospitals, and in the community, from private residences to long-term care facilities and more . . .

  • Aug 15–16, 2019
  • Oct 17–18, 2019
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Manhasset, NY

The largest integrated health system in New York State, based on patient revenue, and the 14th-largest health care system in the United States. Inpatient palliative care teams, outpatient practices, and post-acute services are fully integrated to deliver care across the system . . .

  • Sep 25–27, 2019
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A not-for-profit health care system with a focus on community-based palliative care. In addition to its eight hospitals, Presbyterian’s system includes a multi-specialty medical group and a statewide health plan. The system is also known nationally for integrating health care financing and delivery . . .

  • Aug 21–22, 2019
  • Oct 23–24, 2019
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A mature program with a large scope, breadth of expertise, and diverse patient populations. Provides services that include inpatient consultations at three hospitals and inpatient palliative care units; and community-based palliative care services, such as a supportive care and survivorship clinic and telehealth research program . . .

  • Sep 19–20, 2019
  • Oct 21–22, 2019
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A palliative care inpatient consult service and an outpatient clinic in an academic medical center with hospitalist leadership. UCSF also specializes in pediatrics and palliative care in the home and assisted living . . .

  • Aug 12–13, 2019
  • Oct 28–29, 2019
  • Dec 12–13, 2019
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A statewide safety-net hospital and Level 1 trauma center with palliative care services, including a palliative care unit, inpatient consultation, and an outpatient supportive care clinic. The inpatient consultative service provides care for patients in all of VCU’s clinical spaces, including acute care medicine, the emergency department, surgery, trauma, and intensive care units . . .

  • Sep 11–12, 2019
  • Nov 6–7, 2019
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Leslie J. Blackhall
MD, MTS, Associate Professor of Medicine

Leslie J. Blackhall, MD, MTS, is an associate professor of medicine and section head for palliative medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. She was a program leader for a 2012 CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) Innovation Award, which integrates patient-reported outcomes into the electronic medical record in the outpatient setting as a guide to improving the quality of life, care coordination, and end-of-life care planning for patients with incurable malignancies. This program has been extended since then, through extensive intramural funding, to include patients with advanced heart failure. Dr. Blackhall won the 2015 American Cancer Society Lane Adams Quality of Life Award for her work with cancer patients.