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SPCS in the News

Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons:  New Surgical Palliative Care Society Aims to Build Community, Alleviate Suffering

General Surgery News:  Inside the Launch of the Surgical Palliative Care Society


General Surgery News:  A Society to Enhance Surgical Palliative Care


The Surgical Palliative Care Podcast:  Introducing the Surgical Palliative Care Society 




Ethical Issues in Surgical Care.  Published by American College of Surgeons


Ethics in Palliative Care.  By Robert C. Macaulay


Palliative Care for Frontline Clinicians.  Edited by Drs. Kate Aberger and David Wang


Surgical Palliative Care: A Resident’s Guide 


Surgical Palliative Care: Integrating Palliative Care.  Edited by Drs. Anne Mosenthal and Geoffrey Dunn

Ten Thousand Crossroads: The Path as I Remember It  By Dr. Balfour Mount




American College of Surgeons TQIP Geriatric Best Practice Guidelines

American College of Surgeons TQIP Palliative Care Best Practice Guidelines 


Optimal Resources for Geriatric Surgery 




AMA Journal of Ethics: Palliative Surgery (2021)


AMA Journal of Ethics: Anesthesiologist-Surgeon Relationships (2020)


The American Surgeon: Palliative Care Symposium (2020)​


Selected Readings in General Surgery: Geriatrics and Palliative Care (Vol. 45, No. 8, 2019)

Surgical Clinics of North America: Practicing Primary Palliative Care (2019)



American Board of Surgery, Hospice and Palliative Medicine 

Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (EPEC) Program 

Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care 

University of Colorado Palliative Care Graduate Program 

University of Maryland Palliative Care Graduate Program 

University of Washington Palliative Care Graduate Program 

Vital Talk 


American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine 

Annals of Palliative Medicine 

BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care

Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 

Journal of Palliative Medicine 



American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine 

American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Palliative Trauma Ad Hoc Committee 


Center to Advance Palliative Care 

International Neuropalliative Care Society 



Brigham and Women’s Center for Surgery and Public Health, Geriatrics and Serious Illness in Surgery 

Death Over Dinner 

End Well Project 

Fast Facts and Concepts 


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Promoting Excellence at the End of Life- Surgeons Palliative Care Workgroup

(free PDFs of 20+ articles on Surgical Palliative Care published in Journal of American College of Surgeons)


RoundGlass: End of Life

VitalTalk Tips App

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