Palliative ECHO: Palliative care vs. Surgery (Jun. 2021)
From Teri Dulong-Rae
Katie L. Bower, MD, MSc, FACS
Palliative Medicine Fellow, Associate Professor of Surgery, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Kate Tolhurst, MD
Palliative Medicine Fellow, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
- Understand the evolution of the relationship between surgeons and palliative medicine.
- Discuss the impact the modern relationship can have on patient outcomes (open discussion, prepare to share experiences).
- Outline opportunities and barriers for productive integration of the two specialties