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$25,000 in Scholarships Awarded

Apples and BooksScholarships awarded to San Diego County Health Professionals

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

The Donald and Darlene Marcos Shiley Scholarships cover the full cost of tuition in any Institute course, and are designed to expand and elevate the delivery of palliative care throughout the San Diego region.

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State of California Offers Palliative Care Training Funding for Medi-Cal Providers

Books and StethoscopeDHCS funds $244,000 to train Medi-Cal providers through CSU Institute for Palliative Care

San Diego, CA – October 25, 2017 – The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has announced it will provide $244,000 to fund palliative care education for qualified Medi-Cal providers through the California State University Institute for Palliative Care.

The funding will support the implementation of Senate Bill 1004 (Hernandez, 2014), which expands palliative care services to Med-Cal beneficiaries. Palliative care is a patient-centered, whole-person approach that helps people with serious or life-limiting illness live well, from diagnosis until death.

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Symposium Seed Grant Winners 2017

Doris A. Howell MD AwardFive academic researchers awarded grants by Gary and Mary West Foundation to advance palliative care

SAN DIEGO, CA – October 23, 2017 – Five academic researchers were recently awarded $45,000 in grants to advance palliative care education and research aimed at improving care and quality of life for the country’s most chronically ill patients.

The funding was provided by the Gary and Mary West Foundation, with awards announced at the California State University Institute for Palliative Care’s Second National Symposium for Academic Palliative Care Education and Research, held Sept. 28-29 near San Diego.

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