Dr. Sandy Buchman, Medical Director & Freeman Family Chair in Palliative Care
"Palliative care is a holistic, inter-professional approach to health care for those experiencing life-limiting illness. It focuses on alleviating human suffering in all its domains - physical, psychosocial spiritual - for patients and their loved ones with dignity and compassion."
Linh Chau, Administrative Assistant
"Palliative care is improvement in quality of life for both patient and family members through continuous compassionate support."
Sandra Beattie, Project Coordinator
"Palliative care is holistic care - providing compassion, comfort, meaning, dignity and support for people facing the end of life and for their loved ones”.
Jo-Ann Fernando, Clinical Team Manager
"Palliative and Supportive Care is compassionate connected care between patients and their families and their health care partners”
Marina Bitton, Director Cancer Care, Critical Care & Cardiology Programs
"Palliative care is about partnering with patients and families facing a serious life-limiting illness, with a patient/family defined goals of improving their lives at all stages of their illness. It is about striving for excellence, innovation, and provision of care with compassion and empathy."
Dr. Stan Feinberg, Medical Director, Ambulatory, Cancer and Transitional Care Programs
"Palliative care isn't about dying — it's about improving someone's quality of life as they define what is important to them."