Displaying items by tag: division of gerontology geriatrics and palliative care

UAB researchers have published an article demonstrating how the term “aggressive care,” used loosely by clinicians to describe care that can negatively impact quality of life for patients with serious illness, is often used to inappropriately label the preferences of African American patients.
This five-year study will determine the effectiveness of CHW-based palliative care programs in improving palliative care outcomes for African American patients with advanced-stage illnesses.
As a certified Listener Poet, Salaam Green with UAB Arts in Medicine is working with UAB professionals to create poems based on their experiences for National Poetry Month in April.
Record $95 million Heersink lead gift to advance strategic growth and biomedical innovation.
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UAB’s House Calls program is bringing COVID-19 vaccines to homebound patients and their eligible caregivers who live within 30-40 miles from UAB.
UAB Hospital is home to the only accredited geriatric ED in Alabama, the first one in the Southeast and the 17th Level 1 geriatric ED in the world.
The UAB Supportive Care Clinic recently moved to its newest location in the Kirklin Clinic, with new telehealth, counseling and therapy rooms, and a collection of local art.
UAB’s Center for Palliative and Supportive Care will present a virtual summit on palliative care in Nov.
The unit is designed to provide nursing home residents with the skilled care they need while recovering from COVID-19 in a safe environment.
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