Members of the Patient Quality of Life Coalition (PQLC) are encouraged to attend the annual Palliative Care Lobby Day in Washington, DC in support of PCHETA (Palliative Care Hospice Education and Training Act) legislation. Those interested can click here to register.
PQLC offers interested parties the opportunity to be citizen-lobbyists talk to Congress about how they can improve serious illness care in the US by passing the PCHETA legislation. PCHETA would expand the palliative care workforce and also focus efforts at expanding palliative care research.
Lobby Day is open to all Members of the Coalition and there is no cost to attend this all-day event. PQLC provides breakfast, morning briefing/training and schedules all Congressional visits.To learn more about the event or how to become a member, click here.