Palliative Care Education - Advisory Council


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Patricia M. Davidson, RN, MEd, PhD, FAAN
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing


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Betty Ferrell, PhD, MA, FAAN, FPCN
Director—Nursing Research & Education
Professor—City of Hope Medical Center, Duarte, California


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Patricia O'Sullivan, EdD
Professor—UCSF School of Medicine
Director—Medical Education, Center for Faculty Educators


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Steven Pantilat, MD
Director–UCSF Palliative Care Program
Leader–Continuity of Care for the Seriously Ill Strategic Planning Process for UCSF Health


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Kathleen Puntillo, RN, PhD, FAAN
Professor Emeritus–UCSF School of Nursing
National Expert in palliative care


Michael Rabow, MD
Specialist—Hospice and Palliative Care
Internist—UCSF General Internal Medicine Clinic at Mount Zion


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Christine Ritchie, MD, MSPH
President–American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Medical Director of Clinical Programs–UCSF Office of Population Health