Palliative Care Research Team
To harmonize care for patients with incomprehensible issues in a patient centric fashion.
- To provide comprehensive, coordinated, patient centered care to patients facing compound health issues, including debilitated elderly and working age adults with disabilities.
- To conduct research to identify ways to improve hospital care for this population
- To educate the students and learners about the fundamentals of palliative care, its role in the current health system, and the dynamics of an interdisciplinary team.
RESEARCH THEMES/ INTERESTS
Pain management, Symptom management in advanced illness, End of life decisions, Multidisciplinary team approach, Prognosis and Bereavement.
Susan Parks, MD email@example.com
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Richard C. Wender, MD