By Jennifer Hopping-Winn, MSW, LCSW Palliative care patients tend to have a high symptom burden. Sometimes, this is characterized as mild and

By Melanie Marshall Chaplain Mark Bartel, MDiv, BCC, Shares Truths from his Work in Palliative Care Even the people closest to Mark

The CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care is thrilled to announce that Jeri L. Miller, PhD, MS, MSc, has joined the list

Results of six projects aimed at expanding access to care that enhances quality of life for seniors and caregivers will be reported

Halls of Justice

Groundbreaking legislation designed to make palliative care and end-of-life care more accessible to patients and families by supporting outreach and enhanced education

Californians’ access to specialty palliative care has improved dramatically over the past several years, but challenges remain in scaling and sustaining smaller

May was hardly a slow news month—volcanic eruptions in Hawaii, North Korean diplomatic back-and-forths, the royal wedding, another tragic school shooting—so you

The California State University Shiley Institute for Palliative Care has received support for seed grant awards for a third year from the

By Melanie Marshall SACRAMENTO—California has made considerable progress in improving care for seriously ill patients and families, but much more must be

The California State University Shiley Institute for Palliative Care has announced the keynote speakers headlining this year’s National Symposium for Academic Palliative Care

Almost 8 million older adults with significant disabilities live in the community with help from family and unpaid caregivers. Caregivers not only

An internationally recognized expert in gerontological nursing and nursing education, Symposium panel participant Theresa A. Harvath, PhD, RN, FAAN, focuses on a

University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing Chair Will Deliver Closing Plenary at Symposium 2018 Marie Bakitas entered nursing “for practical

Early bird registration discount available until May 15 May 10, 2018 (SAN DIEGO) – Palliative care professionals from across San Diego County

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The Medicare Patient Access to Hospice Act, passed by Congress and signed by the President in February, will take effect Jan. 1, 2019. It allows…

By Melanie Marshall Longtime Bay Area physician Robert A. Mueller, MD, MBA, MPH, FACEP, has for years combined his love of learning


2018 Seed Grants Announced

Academic Symposium Promotes the Heart of Palliative Care When researchers gather at the National Symposium, we see how different their perspectives and

MarlaJan Wexler’s Courageous Speech at CCCC’s Annual Summit Underscored Importance of Person-Centered Care and Hard Conversations Get a bunch of palliative care