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Center for Palliative and Supportive Care

Personalized, innovative, and expert

The UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care is a driving force in the field of palliative and supportive care, leading the way in competent and compassionate clinical care, collaborative research, community outreach and training.

Personalized care for the stress of serious illness.

We use a comprehensive approach by focusing on the whole patient; addressing the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual suffering of disease. Our interdisciplinary team is committed to supporting patients and their families through the stress of serious illness.

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Innovative answers to the challenges of providing serious illness care.

At the UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care, our researchers focus on seeking out innovative answers for palliative Care problems. We are committed to supporting the clinical efforts of palliative care by studying all five domains.

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Expert clinicians training the next generation of Palliative Care team

In addition to our renowned Palliative Medicine Fellowship, our expert clinicians provide extraordinary learning opportunities for the entire healthcare team through time-tested programs such as the Clinical Training Academy and the Palliative Care Leadership Centers™ Program.

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