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February 12, 2015

What is Palliative Care?

A recent article written about palliative care says most people associate it with end-of-life care, or hospice care. A poll taken in 2011 revealed that more than 75% of the public lacked knowledge regarding this service.

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February 9, 2015

Geriatrics Center & Program for Positive Aging Study Highlighted

A multi-disciplinary study, featuring collaboration between the U-M Program for Positive Aging and U-M Geriatrics Center, has been included in an online collection of the most downloaded articles published in Routledge Health and Social Care journals in 2014. The collection highlights the top three most downloaded articles that were published

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October 8, 2014

New grant to fund fellowship position in pediatric palliative care

Through the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, the University of Michigan has been awarded a fellowship grant from the Y.C. Ho/Helen and Michael Chiang Foundation. The grant is in the amount of $40,000, and will partially support a fellowship position in pediatric palliative care beginning with the 2015 academic year. The U-M