March 31, 2020

In the News

Coverage from the New York Times on end-of-life care for some of the most vulnerable in society – individuals who are homeless with advanced illness. This eye-opening pictorial essay focuses on the work of Housecall Providers in Portland Oregon. As ED providers, we have the opportunity to help palliative care engage with this vulnerable population: NYTimes

A wonderful essay in STATNews from Aimee Gidden, A daughter’s plea: Doctors must stop shirking palliative care. Ms. Gidden writes eloquently about her frustrations with the team of doctors unable to reach beyond “hope for the best” when caring for her medically frail father.