Despite advances in medical care, Americans still often suffer from unnecessary pain, discomfort and lack of caring at the end of life. Improved provider education and increased public awareness can lead to better end-of-life care.
January 28, 2003 | Program Results Report
The New York Academy of Medicine integrated palliative care into the core curriculum of New York State's medical schools.
A Partnership of Two NYC Hospitals Trained Providers to Offer End-of-Life Care for Minority Populations in Harlem
October 17, 2008 | Program Results Report
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and North General Hospital trained physicians to provide culturally sensitive palliative and hospice care to underserved, minority populations and to provide such care to residents of Harlem and other communities.