Cicely Saunders Annual Lecture

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At this year’s Cicely Saunders Annual Lecture Dr Diane E. Meier will explore issues around ‘Can (or should) palliative care meet the challenge of care for persons with long term chronic illness versus remaining in our end-of-life corner?’ The lecture is presented as part of the King’s International Lecture Series.

Dr Meier is Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) in the United States. She is also the Vice Chair for Public Policy at the Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute where she previously served as Director for twelve years, and Professor of Geriatrics and Internal Medicine; and Catherine Gaisman Professor of Medical Ethics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Dr Meier is the recipient of numerous awards, including a five-year National Institute on Aging Academic Career Leadership Award. She is Principal Investigator of an National Cancer Institute-funded five-year multisite study on the outcomes of hospital palliative care services in cancer patients, and is an academic partner on project BuildCARE working with King’s College London and the Cicely Saunders Institute.

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