The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)'s podcast, Program Spotlight, highlights successes and challenges faced by organizations of all sizes and settings. Each episode features an in-depth interview with a palliative care program leader or specialist covering common themes such as managing growth, improving the referral process, team wellness, organizational buy-in, relationship building, and much more.
Dr. Jessica Israel, senior vice president of geriatrics and palliative care at RWJ Barnabus Health in New Jersey, shares how she built a palliative care service line across the largest academic health care system in the state. She discusses how her communication skills expertise (from palliative care training) set the stage to achieve systemwide collaboration, and how she purposefully sought to unify, improve, and streamline ...
Dr. Chin-Lin Ching, medical director of palliative care at Highland Hospital, joins her mentor, Dr. Diane E. Meier, director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care for an interview.
In this episode, Dr. Ching shares how she turned around her program, which was considered successful on paper (based on high and rising volume), but unsustainable due to strains on staffing — causing her team to feel overwhelmed and burnt out. Instead...
Dr. Diana Martins-Welch, Palliative Care Physician at Northwell Health Long Island, discusses how she built the outpatient palliative care practice as part of the center’s cancer institute. She shares observations about growing from a sole provider to a small team, achieving earlier referrals from her oncology colleagues, and expanding the team’s visibility to support more patients.
Dr. Kathy Selvaggi, Director of the Butler Health System Palliative Care Program, steps into the program spotlight to discuss how she helped build a palliative care program from scratch beginning in 2015. In this episode, Dr. Selvaggi shares how being direct and transparent with institutional leaders, her staff, and partners in the community is the key ingredient to her program's continued success. She also talks about the impo...
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