Archive for July, 2013


Palliative care’s role grows in solving end-of-life conflicts

July 26th, 2013

I was recently quoted in an American Medical News article about the growth of palliative care services and their relationship to ethics consultation service. In this article, Kevin O’Reilly does a nice job of highlighting the relationship between palliative care services and ethics consultation services.  I state in the article that the relationship is “almost […]


Cultural Competence on the fly

July 15th, 2013

This post is from Kristine Keough Forte taking the our Cultural Competence in Health Care class.  She discusses an opportunity to promote cultural competence. July 2nd – “I had the opportunity to nudge my fellow team members from thinking of a patient with multiple admits for DKA (last time he was rte-admitted within four hours) […]