Duke Palliative Care provides compassionate care, innovative teaching and pioneering research to relieve the suffering for patients with serious illness and their loved ones.
Duke Palliative Care offers:
- Inpatient consultation services across the Duke University Health System
- Educational programs for students, residents, fellows, faculty, and staff
- Research on topics including
- Improving communication between patients and their health care providers
- Better understanding the experience of seriously ill patients and their families
- Effectiveness of symptom-directed therapies.