The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice

Other Resources

Video Presentations

Leadership Development Initiative (LDI): The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice 

LIFE Before Death:
Teaser Video 1
A documentary project about the remarkable health professionals battling the sweeping epidemic of pain that threatens to condemn one in every ten of us to an agonizing and shameful death. View Teaser Video 1.

Teaser Video 2
One in every ten people alive today will die in severe pain because the inexpensive medicine they need is derived from opium, perhaps the most controversial and controlled substance on Earth. View Teaser Video 2.

Research on Aging: Palliative Care featuring Frank D. Ferris, MD

Health Matters: Palliative Care and Hospice Services featuring Gary Buckholz, MD

Research Articles and Presentations

Examples of Meetings for Posters and Presentations

  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
  • American Psychosomatic Society 66th Annual Scientific Meeting
  • California Psychological Association
  • Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
  • European Association of Palliative Care Research Forum, Trondheim, Norway

Examples of scientific journals for which faculty serve as reviewers

  • American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Archives of Internal Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Oncology
  • Journal of Palliative Medicine
  • American Journal of Medicine
  • Journal of the American Medical Association
  • Journal of Rural Health
  • Health Affairs
  • Lancet
  • Journal of Supportive Oncology

Examples of Faculty Awards

  • 2008-09 Research Scholar, College of Palliative Care, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the American Cancer Society (Scott A. Irwin, MD)
  • 2008 Josephina B. Magno Distinguished Hospice Physician, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (Laurel H. Herbst, MD)
  • 2007 Sarnat Distinguished Humanitarian Award, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center (Charles F. von Gunten, MD)
  • 2007 John Mendelsohn, MD Award for outstanding contribution to Palliative Care, Department of Palliative Care & Rehabilitation Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center (Charles F. von Gunten, MD)
  • 2006 Excellence in Leadership Award, Capital Hospice, Fairfax, VA (Frank D. Ferris, MD)
  • 2005 Richard Weiner Award for Pain Education, American Academy of Pain Management (Charles F. von Gunten, MD)
  • 2005 National Leadership Award, Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (Frank D. Ferris, MD)

Organizations

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM)

American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

California Association of Health Facilities (CAHF)

California Hospital Association (CHA)

 

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