Dr. Sandy Buchman, Medical Director & Freeman Family Chair in Palliative Care
"Palliative care is a holistic, inter-professional approach to health care for those experiencing life-limiting illness. It focuses on alleviating human suffering in all its domains - physical, psychosocial & spiritual - for patients and their loved ones with dignity and compassion."
Linh Chau, Administrative Assistant
"Palliative care is improvement in quality of life for both patient and family members through continuous compassionate support."
Caitlin Klein, Project Coordinator
"Palliative care is understanding the whole person and helping them to live according to what’s important to them."
Rabih Yehya, Clinical Team Manager
"Palliative care is our commitment and dedication to provide relief of physical, psychosocial and mental stress. We take into consideration patients' and their families' health goals and values, as well as their spiritual, existential, and religious beliefs."
Anna Tupis, Program Director, Ambulatory, Cancer and Transitional Care Programs
"Palliative care is focusing on life and quality, despite what is facing us. Each person has their own perception of what this looks like. It's also supporting the patient's "inner circle.""
Dr. Stan Feinberg, Medical Director, Ambulatory, Cancer and Transitional Care Programs
"Palliative care isn't about dying — it's about improving someone's quality of life as they define what is important to them."