Program Helps College Students Tackle Advance Care Planning Nobody likes to think about dying – and talking about it can be even

It’s a process, not an event. It’s a conversation, not a document. It’s about values more than about decisions. This is how

By Melanie Marshall Many people diagnosed with serious illness depend on their family physician, rather than highly trained specialists, for the comfort

Palliative care champion Dr. Karl Steinberg was recently named Physician of the Year for Life Care Centers of America during a ceremony

Patients receiving prognosis

If there were a Richter scale for difficult conversations, telling someone they’re going to die would register 10.5. But research shows that patients with serious illness not only want that information, they want an estimate of when death might occur – and many want to hear it from a physician they know and trust: their primary care doctor.

Patients Needing Palliative Care Far Outstrip Number of Trained Providers March 5, 2018 (SAN DIEGO) – A serious workforce gap in palliative medicine

For those of us who are passionate about palliative care and what it means to vulnerable patients, the growing shortage of health

By Melanie Marshall Students and faculty at California State University San Marcos are expressing their anger and grief over last week’s deadly

Hartford Scholar Will Discuss Cultural Influences on Palliative Care Decisions Karen Bullock, PhD, began her career as a palliative care researcher, educator

By Melanie Marshall Tireless compassion, unswerving commitment and the “bright light” of palliative care were celebrated Jan. 9 as the California State

CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care honors Dr. Gary Buckholz and Dr. Kimberly Bower for advancing palliative care in San Diego County

By Melanie Marshall UniHealth grant to CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care funds nursing professor’s project A grant-funded research project to expand

The National Symposium for Academic Palliative Care is pleased to announce that Daniel Johnson, MD, FAAHPM, will deliver the opening keynote address in 2018.

Celebrating the Year End Palliative Care Style With Jennifer Ballentine. Happy holidays to all and to all a good night.

Speakers at Symposium

The National Symposium for Academic Palliative Care Education and Research has established next year’s theme, “Quality in Palliative Care: Fusing Education, Research, and Practice.”

The recipients of the 2017 Donald and Darlene Marcos Shiley Scholarships come from diverse backgrounds, organizations and healthcare roles.

The California State University Shiley Institute for Palliative Care recently awarded $25,000 in scholarships for palliative care education to 16 health professionals

Former students share moments that made a big impact Editor’s note: We recently asked former Institute students to share their “best palliative