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We are an interdisciplinary society dedicated to supporting the integration of high-quality palliative medicine into the care of surgical patients
through mentorship, education, research, quality improvement and advocacy.

About SPCS

Palliative Care

What is Palliative Care and how did surgeons influence the field?

Surgical Palliative Care

What is surgical palliative care and how do I

integrate it into my surgical practice?


Learn about the history of the  SPCS.


Our society structure promotes an overall dedication to our mission.

Constitution & Bylaws

Peruse the SPCS constitution and bylaws to learn more about the legal details of our society.

The MISSION of the Society is to advance the field of Surgical Palliative Care by supporting the personal and professional development of all healthcare providers caring for surgical patients through mentorship, education and training, research and advocacy - all delivered in a collegial and inclusive environment. 


The VISION of the Society is that all surgical patients, families and caregivers will have access to high-quality palliative medicine and that all healthcare professionals caring for surgical patients will be empowered to deliver such care.


The Surgical Palliative Care Society is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Your tax-deductible donation will support various projects meant to further the field of Surgical Palliative Care.

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