Dr. Dahlia Balaban
"Palliative care is about giving comfort to patients and their families when they need it the most. It's a patient-centred approach that emphasizes care for both the mind and body."
Dr. Seema Agarwal
"Palliative care is a multidisciplinary team approach to provide compassionate and supportive care for patients during a vulnerable stage of their life as they face terminal illness. It focuses on pain and symptom management to allow patients to live their best quality of life that is in line with their goals of care. It is a privilege to provide Palliative Care."
Dr. Karen Weisz
"Palliative care is redefining hope, improving quality of life, and supporting patients and families through difficult times."
Dr. Risa Bordman
"A palliative approach to care allows primary care providers to take care of their patients from birth to the end of life."
Dr. Mervyn Jackson
"Palliative care is a holistic team approach for patients facing a terminal illness, with emphasis on pain and other symptom management."
Dr. Amanda Li
"Palliative care is a multidisciplinary and holistic approach to pain and symptom management with the goal of improving a person’s quality of life. Simply put, palliative care is just good medicine."
"Palliative care is a care philosophy that focuses on the quality of life of patients and their families. It helps patient live as actively as possible and supports families through difficult times."
Dr. Dahlia Pankowski
"Palliative care is having the privilege to be part of a family towards the end of life to ensure that they are supported physically and emotionally every step of the way."
Dr. Amit Arya
"Palliative care encapsulates the physical, social spiritual and psychological domains of patients’ and families’ experiences. It emphasizes quality of life and freedom from suffering."
Dr. Noam Berlin
"Palliative care is providing comprehensive, holistic care for patients with life-threatening illness and their families, including pain and symptom management (physical and psychosocial), care decision making and planning for the future, and coordinating supports as needed, adapting care to wherever are patients are in the course of their illness.”
Dr. Desmond Leung
"In palliative care, it is an honour to bear witness."
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."