To recognize National Hospice and Palliative Care Month in November, the California State University Shiley Haynes Institute for Palliative Care is offering $25,000 in scholarships to San Diego County health professionals seeking convenient, high-quality, online palliative care education. 

Dec. 21, 2018 (SAN DIEGO) – A longtime nurse, educator, and advocate who has devoted her career to expanding access to hospice

Grandpa and grandchild

Transforming the way our society approaches end of life will take a cultural movement comparable to the natural childbirth movement that reshaped

Elderly man and caregiver

Elevating the Role of Unpaid Caregivers Unpaid caregivers, typically friends or family, provide essential care to people who are serious ill or

Once upon a time, our family sent out about 200 Christmas cards. Of course, the list was padded by clients and colleagues

The language we use is crucial to the wider dissemination of the best care possible for patients nearing the end of life,

Scholarships totaling more than $25,000 in online palliative care education were recently awarded by The California State University Shiley Institute for Palliative

Healthcare professional holds patient hand

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, and the 2018 theme of “My Hospice” offers an important opportunity to examine the

The National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care recently released the 4th Edition of its “Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care.”

Dr. Neville and Team

Project that Began With a 2017 Seed Grant is Now Flourishing at UCLA Medical Center Editor’s Note: Thanh Neville, MD, MSHS is

Dr. Gary Buckholz speaks at the awards ceremony

Nominations Sought for Institute’s Annual Doris A. Howell Award, Celebrating Those Who Have Greatly Enhanced Palliative Care in San Diego Region By

I’m not sure how November was picked for National Hospice and Palliative Care month, but perhaps it had to do with, traditionally,

Robinson by fountain

As a palliative care social worker, Elizabeth Robinson, MSW, knows that effective whole-person care hinges on a critical step: getting to know the patient.


Sweeping legislation aimed at curbing the nation’s opioid crisis, signed into law Wednesday by President Donald Trump, is likely to draw a

Five academic researchers awarded seed grants by the Gary and Mary West Foundation to advance palliative care research $50,000 in research funding announced

Powerful new online courses designed to improve communication skills for clinicians working with seriously ill patients and families are now available from

Attendees at Symposium

By Melanie Marshall Leading voices in palliative care recently gathered in San Diego for the CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care’s National

SAN DIEGO — In honor of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month in November, $25,000 in scholarships are being offered to San