Lunch @UCSF with Steven Pantilat – Living well with serious illness
Lunch @UCSF with Steven Pantilat – Living well with serious illnessDOWNLOADABLE GUIDE TO SUNDAY EVENTS
Steven Pantilat is a palliative care physician and hospitalist, and is an internationally recognized expert in both hospital medicine and palliative care. He is a leading voice for changing the healthcare system and creating innovative programs to improve care for people living with serious illness. He has trained teams from over 250 hospitals across the country on how to establish palliative care services and he consults with hospitals and health systems nationally to help them establish, implement and grow palliative care programs. He is also the Director of the Palliative Care Quality Network, a national collaboration of over 85 Palliative Care teams focused on improving the quality of care for seriously ill people.
Pantilat has distilled his 27 years of experience into a new book for the public, “Life After the Diagnosis: Expert Advice on Living Well with Serious Illness for Patients and their Caregivers,” which was published this year. He has published over 90 peer-reviewed scientific papers, authored two dozen book chapters, and has collaborated on two textbooks, “Care at the Close of Life” and “Hospital-Based Palliative Medicine.”
He has received five teaching awards from the medical students at UCSF for outstanding lectures and lecture series.
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