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Palliative Care News

  • Students Sing, Dance, and Follow the Yale Brick Road in Fourth Year Show

    “It’s raining meds!” Sisi Zheng (5th year MD-PhD), belted out to the tune of It’s Raining Men, joined on-stage by fellow students throwing handfuls of big, colorful, marshmallow “pills” to a highly-engaged audience in Mary S. Harkness Auditorium. This was one of many highlights of the Yale School of Medicine Class of 2023’s Fourth Year Show: Eli Yale and the Residents of the (Morning) Rounds Table.

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  • Palliative Care Educators Appreciation Dinner Recognizes Efforts of Teaching Volunteers

    The Palliative and End of Life Care Educators Appreciation Dinner held on March 27th brought together a diverse group of interdisciplinary professionals dedicated to teaching Yale medical students about this critical area of clinical work. Educators included nurses, chaplains, social workers, physicians and physician assistants from Yale-New Haven Hospital, Smilow Cancer Hospital, Yale School of Medicine, Connecticut Hospice, VA Connecticut Healthcare System and Middlesex Hospital who have all

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  • Donation to expand palliative care

    With a recent $1 million donation to the Palliative Care Program at the Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center, doctors are hoping to expand research and patient care in the often overlooked field.

    Source: Yale Daily News
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  • Yale Cancer Center receives $1 million for palliative care

    New Haven, Conn. - Yale Cancer Center has received a $1 million gift from the Milbank Foundation for Rehabilitation to support palliative care services, research, and fellowships at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven and Yale Cancer Center through its Palliative Care Program.

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  • End-of-Life Care Gets Emphasis in New Yale Curriculum

    What is a good death and how can the health care team provide the best care for patients near the end of life? There are no easy answers, but beginning this fall Yale University students will grapple with these issues under a blended learning curriculum designed to address the physical, emotional, cultural and spiritual needs that occur at the end of life

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