MCW Palliative Care News

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Dr. Derse Discusses Physician Reluctance to Accept Physician-Assisted Suicide

Sept. 9 - Dr. Arthur Derse provides expert comment to an article in Family Practice News on physician-assisted suicide and the rights of the terminally-ill. Dr. Derse said the public is more supportive of physician-assisted suicide than are physicians. He said physicians are less supportive because of their understanding of the availability of palliative care, other alternatives, and concerns about violating prohibitions in the Hippocratic Oath. Family Practice News.

Palliative Care Network of Wisconsin Formed to Help Create More Programs

Apr. 21 - Froedtert & MCW is one of three palliative care programs statewide that will join in the creation of the Palliative Care Network of Wisconsin, formed to support the growth of palliative care programs statewide. Biz Times

Annual Great Lakes Regional Palliative Care Conference planned for April 17 in Lake Geneva

The fourth annual Great Lakes Regional Palliative Care Conference is planned for Friday, April 17, at the Grand Geneva Resort and Spa in Lake Geneva. The event is targeted at intermediate and advanced palliative care practitioners including physicians, psychologists, and allied health professionals.

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