Our vision is that seriously ill infants, children, and their families will have their suffering attended to with compassion and expertise. We strive to lead and empower palliative care specialists, pediatric clinicians, and trainees to provide the highest possible quality of care to seriously ill infants, children, and their families through the advancement of pediatric palliative care advocacy, education, clinical quality, and research.



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Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Medicine Career Guide
Guidance about a challenging yet rewarding field of pediatric medicine.
PREP Palliative Medicine
New in 2021! Gain insight into the care of seriously ill children with case-based review content. Includes suggested readings for further study and is relevant to generalists, hospitalists, and pediatric subspecialists.
EQIPP Talking about Serious Illness
This course will help you engage in discussions that facilitate open, honest, and compassionate care for seriously ill children and their families in your practice setting.
Resilience Curriculum: Resilience in the face of grief and loss
Physician resilience in the face of grief and loss helps sustain and strengthen therapeutic relationships between patients, families and health care providers while helping health care providers maintain the values of their profession. The Resilience in the Face of Grief and Loss curriculum provides opportunities to reflect and gain critical skills in order to enhance one’s resilience as a pediatric health care provider.

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