About GetPalliativeCare.org

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Getpalliativecare.org provides clear, comprehensive palliative care information for people coping with serious, complex illness. Key components of the site include a Palliative Care Provider Directory of Hospitals, a definition of palliative care and  detailed descriptions of what palliative care does and how to get it. It also provides an interactive questionnaire to assist you in determining whether palliative care might be appropriate for you or a loved one. The site is provided by the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC).

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Authors

Lyn Ceronsky DNP, GNP, CHPCA, FPCN
Director
Fairview Palliative Care and UMMC/UMACH Pain Management

Nathan Goldstein, MD
Associate Professor
Director of Research and Quality
Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Jay R. Horton, ACHPN, FNP-BC, MPH
Director, Palliative Care Consult Service
The Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Khaliah Johnson, MD
Attending Physician
Pediatric Advanced Care Team
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Tammy I. Kang, MD, MSCE
Director
Pediatric Advanced Care Team Attending Physician Division of Oncology
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Anna Loengard, MD

Joan Panke, MA, RN, ACHPN


David E. Weissman, MD

Professor Emeritus
Medical College of Wisconsin
Education Consultant
Center to Advance Palliative Care

Editors

Marian Appellof
Editor
Center to Advance Palliative Care

Lesley Snyder
Communications Manager
Center to Advance Palliative Care

About CAPC

The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) is a national organization dedicated to increasing the availability of quality palliative care services for people facing serious, complex illness. We are the only organization in the country focused on providing health care professionals with the tools, training and technical assistance necessary to start and sustain successful palliative care teams in hospitals and other health care settings. CAPC is located at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City.