Pioneers in Palliative Care

Frank D. Ferris, MD.
Editorial: Dr Periyakoil: Geography Decides Destiny
Article: Dr Ferris: Dog with a Bone

Diane E. Meier, M.D.
Editorial: Dr Periyakoil: Change Management
Article: Dr Meier: Finding My Place

Paul C. Rousseau, M.D.
Editorial: Dr Periyakoil: First, Do Not Abandon
Article: Dr Rousseau: My Journey

Brad Stuart, M.D.
Article: Dr. Stuart: Overpowering or Understanding?

Joan Teno, M.D., M.S.
Article: Dr. Teno: Long Hours, Luck, and a Cast of Thousands

Charles F. von Gunten, M.D., PH.D.
Editorial: Dr Periyakoil: Borders without Doctors 
Article: Dr. von Gunten: Optimism

Communicating Prognosis

Check out our Video Teaching Tool - Communicating Prognosis:
The four video vignettes presented are part of a toolkit originally produced and directed by VJ Periyakoil, MD. It is intended as a guide for role-playing.

Rural Expert Talk Series

Listen to the Expert Talk Series- Byron Bair, MD, MBA:
In the five-part talk, Dr. Bair defines rural health and summarizes key findings on rural and highly-rural veterans in terms of overall health status, mortality rates, and access to health care.