Executive Committee, Board of Governors, 2007-2009; Board of Governors, 2005-2009; Volunteerism Subcommittee, 2005-2006; Managed Care Subcommittee, 2000-2001; National ACP Services Political Action Committee Distinguished Service Award, 2010;
Current patient care activities: 10%; current activities in administration, research and teaching: administration, 70%, teaching, 20%. ... on the Marginal Resident, 1998-2000; Veterans Administration Advisory Group: Robert Wood Johnson Initiative in
ACP offers patient education materials on end-of-life care, include on surrogate decision making, such as Patient Education and Caring: End-of-Life (PEACE) Brochures. ... end-of-life care.
The gist of it was that physicians are more likely to die at home without aggressive life-extending interventions than the general public. ... The implication was that more people would have a “better” death, more in accord with their own wishes, if
But they offered a host of advice on how physicians can help their practices and patients succeed under new models of care. ... Level 6: The very sickest patients, who may need hospice or end-of-life care.
of end-of-life care. ... have end-of-life preferences documented, most media reports on the study focused on the longer median survival with palliative care: 11.6 vs.
In expressing their end-of-life concerns, all reported fearing loss of autonomy. ... ACP officially opposes legalization, saying the practice can undermine patient trust and distract from ongoing efforts to improve end-of-life care.
about end-of-life care. ... Increased funding and workforce will not solve the problem of burnout if we cannot create models of care that allow internists to practice in an environment of intellectual stimulation that leads
End-of-life care is also a clear driver of our unsustainable rising health care costs. ... Teno et al. Family perspectives on end-of-life care. JAMA. 2004;291:88-93. Zhang et al.
Approaches to End-of-Life Care.”. ... And ACP is committed to continuing to support and learn from members throughout the world who provide and coordinate the best care for an array of complex and complicated issues and