An article by palliative care physician, Dr. Timothy Quill, in The New England Journal of Medicine (April 21, 2005) detailing the events of the Terri Schiavo case and offering hope that cases like Schiavo's can be settled outside the court system.
An interview with Dr. Richard Payne and Terrie Reid Payne in which they discuss providing comprehensive and culturally sensitive palliative care services to African Americans and other racial minorities, populations which historically have had difficulty accessing medical services at every stage of life. They describe the project's goals, how it was developed and operates, and how they hope it will be sustained.
One of the leading experts on palliative care and treating pains associated with cancer patients, Dr. Foley discusses the team approach to treating patients with chronic pain and the challenges that exist within our society.
The companion site to the 1997 televised panel discussion produced by PBS and Channel Thirteen. The program explores the medical, ethical, and social issues surrounding end-of-life care in America today.
A four-part, six-hour series from PBS shares candid conversations from hospitals, hospices, and homes about grief, mortality, caregiving, and the afterlife. This site offers a helpful discussion guide and a wealth of resources, including organizations and publications.