Hagiwara to develop combined curriculum for geriatrics and palliative care

Yuya Hagiwara, clinical assistant professor of General Internal Medicine and program director of the Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship, received a four-year, $300,000 Geriatrics Academic Career Award, a K01 from Health Resources & Services Administration in the Department of Health and Human Services. Hagiwara’s proposed project will create a curriculum aimed at teaching non-specialists geriatric […]

Building More Support into the Structure

Being precise in terminology is important to Tim Thomsen, MD. As Director of the Supportive and Palliative Care Program at University of Iowa Health Care, Dr. Thomsen has worked hard to be clear about what his team can do. “The word ‘palliative’ seems to mean ‘death’ to most doctors,” he says. “But all it really […]