Online Resources: Palliative Care

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) – For physicians and other healthcare professionals; providing education, clinical practice standards, research, professional development and public advocacy.

American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (ABHPM) – Development of standards for training and practice in palliative care.

American Cancer Society – Information on palliative care.

Cambia Health Solutions – Podcasts, articles, video blogs and fact sheets regarding palliative care. – Information and resources from American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) for people living with cancer and those who care for and about them to help patients and families make informed health care decisions.

CaringInfo (NHPCO) – Free resources and information for patients and families.

Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) – Resource for hospitals and other health care settings interested in developing palliative care programs; partner of NPCRC and supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Family Caregiver Alliance – Supports and sustains the important work of families nationwide caring for adult loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.

National Center on Caregiving – Working to advance the development of high-quality, cost-effective policies and programs for caregivers in all 50 states.

Get Palliative Care– A consumer education site to help caregivers learn about palliative care; produced by Center to Advance Palliative Care.

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) – Professional nursing association.

Illinois Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (IHPCO)

International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care (IAHPC) – For physicians and other healthcare professionals working to improve quality of life for patients and their families by advancing hospice and palliative care programs, education and research.

National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) – Extensive list of articles, blog posts and research studies on palliative care.

National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care (NCHPC) – Comprised of nine leading national hospice and palliative care organizations dedicated to advancing care of patients and families living with serious and life-limiting conditions.

National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) – For physicians and other healthcare professionals.

National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) – Directory of state hospice and palliative care organizations.

National Palliative Care Research Center (NPCRC) – For physicians and healthcare professionals developing and funding research to improve care for patients and families. – A patient and family site sponsored by AAHPM.

Pallimed – A hospice and palliative medicine blog written by physicians.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – Research on palliative care and end-of-life.

Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network (SWHPN) – Access to information, education, training and research in hospice and palliative care.

California Health Care Foundation – Philanthropic organization devoted to identifying and solving health care problems.


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