Palliative Care Chat® is a podcast designed for health care professionals who are interested in hospice and palliative care, particularly those who may be interested in enrolling in the online MS in Palliative Care and Graduate Certificates program. Explore episodes that aired in 2020 below.
To listen to current episodes, please visit this webpage.
Episode 41: Dr. Dan Morhaim "Preparing for a Better End" the Importance of Advance Care Plans
Dr. Dan Morhaim discusses his new book “Preparing for a Better End” and the importance of advance care plans. Download full transcript here.
Episode 40: Surgery And Palliative Care with Dr. Red Hoffman
Join Dr. Lynn McPherson for a fascinating conversation with Dr. Red Hoffman, an acute care/trauma surgeon who is also a hospice provider. Download full transcript here.
Episode 39: The Past, Present and Future of Hospice and Palliative Care: An Interview with Three Physicians.
Join Dr. Mary Lynn McPherson as she interviews three Seasons Hospice physicians about the past, present, and future of hospice and palliative care. Download the full transcript here.
Episode 38: Lifestyle Medicine Finds a Home in Palliative Care
Join Dr. Simran Malhotra and Advance Practice Nurse Carlie Pierorazio as they discuss the role of lifestyle medicine in caring for patients with serious or advanced illness. Download the full transcript here.
Episode 37: Layne Heller, Missionary POSSIBLE!
Listen to this riveting description of a palliative care missionary hard at work in Mozambique Africa. Layne Heller is a graduate of our Online Master of Science and Graduate Certificate Program in Palliative Care. Download the full interview transcript here.
Episode 36: Hospice Collaboration During Covid June 2020
This episode of Palliative Care Chat highlights the importance of collaboration between palliative care and hospice during a pandemic, featuring conversations with Dr. Kathryn Walker and Ms. Zoe Plaugher of MedStar Health, and Mr. William Gammie of Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care. Download the full interview transcript here.
Episode 35: Role Of Palliative Care In COVID 19 Tsunami Of Suffering
The authors of the Lancet publication "The Key Role of Palliative Care in Response to The COVID-19 Tsunami of Suffering" chat with Dr. McPherson. Download the full interview transcript here.
Episode 34: AAHPM Responds to COVID: Serving Patients, Providers and Communities
Dr. Joe Rotella, chief medical officer of AAHPM, shares how the academy has stepped up to the plate during this pandemic, providing valuable resources to the community. Download Full Transcript | Access Additional Resources
Episode 33: An Interview with Shirley Otis-Green
Listen to Shirley Otis-Green, palliative care social worker extraordinaire, discuss “Horses are Made to Be Horses: How Palliative Care Lays the Foundation for Person-Centered Care.” Shirley is president and founder of Collaborative Caring. Download the full interview transcript here.
Episode 32: Crushing a Crash Course in Being Mortal
Dr. Ira Byock, physician, author, patient advocate and Founder of the Institute for Human Caring at Providence St. Jopseh Health, recounts why "This Pandemic is Personal," and a "Crash Course in Being Mortal." This is a MUST listen! Download the full interview transcript here.
Episode 31: It Depends....Palliative Care Responds to a Pandemic
Our guest for this episode is Dr. Arif Kamal, who is an associate professor of medicine at Duke University and an outpatient palliative care physician. Download the full interview transcript here.
Episode 30: An Interview with Dr. Michael Fratkin
Our guest for this episode is Dr. Michael Fratkin, who is the founder and chief executive officer of the Resolution Care Network, which strives to bring capable and compassionate care to everyone everywhere in the face of serious illness. Download the full interview transcript here.
Episode 29: An Interview with Dr. Phyllis Chappell
Our guest for this episode is Dr. Phyllis Chappell, who is a supportive and palliative care physician at Houston Methodist hospital and also a student in the MS and Certificate Palliative Care program at UMB. Hear her story of how she became a "wedding planner" for one of her patients at Houston Methodist. Bring tissues! Download Full Transcript | View Local News Coverage