The Palliative Pulse, February 2019

As we celebrate CAPC’s 20th anniversary, we can reflect on the field’s success in expanding access to palliative care nationwide. It has seen rapid growth over those two decades, particularly in hospitals, but increasingly in community-based settings, as well. We also acknowledge that millions of Americans who need palliative care still don’t get it. How […] read more

The field of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (HPM) faces a critical workforce shortage, despite a growth in accredited fellowship positions. Dr. Laura Dingfield describes how the University of Pennsylvania has created a part-time, competency-based, time-variable fellowship program (in partnership with ACGME and ABIM) to help mid-career physicians with an interest in advanced training, enter … read more