Dr. Elyse Everett joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Palliative Medicine as an Instructor on July 1, 2020, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Neurology.
This study developed a new Professional Decision-Making in Medicine Measure that assesses the use of effective decision-making strategies: seek help, manage emotions, recognize consequences and rules, and test assumptions and motives. The aim was to develop a content valid measure and obtain initial evidence for construct validity so that the measure could be used in […]
National palliative care expert Patrick White, MD, was installed on Nov. 18, as The Stokes Family Endowed Chair in Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care. Dr. White is the chief medical officer of BJC Home Care and Hospice and leads Evelyn’s House, the adult and pediatric hospice house located on the campus of Barnes-Jewish West County […]
As the number of older adults and those with chronic medical conditions continues to rise, the need to train social work students in palliative and end-of-life competencies becomes critical. To address this growing need, the social work team at a large urban academic medical center in the Midwest developed an MSW concentration practicum in palliative […]
Early palliative care consultation may reduce antimicrobial consumption in patients at the end of life, according to recently published study findings. “Physicians often choose to continue antibiotics to improve quality of life or reduce symptom burden. However, whether these outcomes are achieved is unclear, with some studies showing no difference,” Jason P. Burnham, MD, instructor […]