Provides the latest news in end of life care, information for doctors and health care professionals, and resources for patients, friends, and family including learning materials, stories, support groups, videos, books, and more.
The Center on Human Policy (CHP) is a Syracuse University based policy, research, and advocacy organization committed to insuring the rights of people with disabilities. Website includes, "A Statement of Common Principles on Life-Sustaining Care and Treatment of People with Disabilities."
Part of the Federation of State Medical Boards. Focuses on development of the model policy for the use of controlled substances for the treatment of pain.
Provides easily accessible, user-friendly and professionally authoritative information about pain care issues.
Site developed by Saint Louis University and the American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics under a grant from the Mayday Fund.
Offers expert support to hospitals, nursing homes, health systems, hospices, and other organizations that serve individuals nearing the end of life. A key goal is to gather information and create a common database that can help improve the experience of dying patients and their families everywhere.
Provides education, publication, and physician resources.
A resource for social workers in end-of-life, hospice and palliative care. Connecting professionals in nursing homes, hospices, hospitals, and cancer centers.
Committed to enhancing the care of persons at the end of life and their families through the conduct and dissemination of high-quality research in palliative care settings.