Sarah Harrington, M.D., medical director of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Palliative Care Program, is on a mission to help other physicians understand the delicate nature of communicating with patients facing serious illnesses.
By Susan Van Dusen A new study by doctors at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) shows that seriously ill surgical patients are discharged from the hospital sooner if they receive palliative care, which includes pain management. The study, titled “Impact of Palliative Care Utilization for Surgical Patients Receiving Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation: National […]
James Fletcher, M.D., of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has earned the designation Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. The status of Fellow is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a physician member of the AAHPM.
“For the first time, we hosted this series of events to stimulate conversation in our community around the vitally important topics of living, dying and advance care planning,” said Sarah E. Harrington, M.D., director the Division of Palliative Medicine in the UAMS College of Medicine.
Libby Grobmyer, chaplain for the Palliative Care Program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has been named co-president of the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy.
Trusted by thousands of listeners every week, T. Glenn Pait, M.D., began offering expert advice as the host of UAMS’ “Here’s to Your Health” program in 1996. Follow the link to hear episodes related to Palliative Care: https://news.uams.edu/2019/04/10/palliative-care/