The Cambia Health Foundation has renamed and revamped the purpose of its Sojourns Awards, now called the Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program to address the cultivation of doctors and nurses in palliative care, the practice of relieving sufferi
Familias en Acciòn in partnership with Cambia Health Foundation and Providence Health & Services will hold a Summit to discuss Palliative Care for Latinos. Bringing together local and national experts, the presenters will be Dr.
January 30, 2013 -- Dr. Ira Byock, a professor of medicine at Dartmouth College and writer on end-of-life and palliative care issues, talked to a packed house at the Oregon Humanities Center in downtown Portland about an unlikely topic for Friday night entertainment: death.
March 16, 2012 -- Oregon Health & Science University is pleased to announce an important addition to its nationally respected Center for Ethics in Health Care. Dr. David Barnard, Ph.D., J.D., will join the university and ethics center as the Miles J. Edwards Chair in Professionalism and Comfort Care. The position is named after the late Dr. Miles J. Edwards, M.D., a distinguished doctor and ethicist at OHSU. Edwards died in 2006 following an extended battle with cancer. His final weeks were chronicled in a series of articles in The Oregonian.