About GetPalliativeCare.org

This site is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Getpalliativecare.org provides clear, comprehensive palliative care information for people coping with serious illness. Key features 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 quiz to assist you in deciding whether palliative care might be right 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

Andrew Esch, MD

Nathan Goldstein, MD

Jay R. Horton, ACHPN, FNP-BC, MPH

Khaliah Johnson, MD

Tammy I. Kang, MD, MSCE

Anna Loengard, MD

Joan Panke, MA, RN, ACHPN

Randall Schisler, MD

David E. Weissman, MD

Executive Editor

Lisa D. Morgan
Principal, LDM Strategies

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 illness. CAPC provides hospitals, hospices, payers and other health care organizations with the tools, training, technical assistance and metrics needed to support the successful implementation and integration of palliative care. To learn more about CAPC, visit www.capc.org.

CAPC is affiliated with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City.