Giving Opportunities in End of Life Care
Ungerleider Palliative Care Education Program
Initiated in Fall 2014, the CPMC Resident Palliative Care Education Program was founded by a grant from Shoshana Ungerleider, M.D. and her father Steven Ungerleider, Ph.D., in collaboration with CPMC's Office of Graduate and Undergraduate Internal Medicine Education, Department of Internal Medicine Palliative Care Division, Departments of Psychiatry & Health Psychology and CPMC Foundation. The program is under the leadership of program director, Monica Rosenthal, M.D.
"When doctors are better trained to have difficult conversations around suffering and end-of-live issues, we focus care on quality of life, instead of just length of life." — Shoshana Ungerleider, M.D.
Caring for patients at the end of life and helping to guide them toward appropriate care requires core knowledge of palliative practices, the communications skills to deal with challenging situations, and the space for residents to process their own emotions around death and dying. This innovative, comprehensive program addresses all three of these needs.
- Visit shoshanaungerleider.com to learn more about the Ungerleider Palliative Care Education Fund.
Shoshana Ungerleider, M.D. is co-funder of the Ungerleider Palliative Care Education Fund
Coming Home Hospice
You can help bring loving, end-of-life care to Coming Home Hospice patients — many of whom are unable to pay for the assistance they need. Currently, there is an annual funding gap created by the expense of caring for patients versus the ability of families with limited resources to cover the costs of hospice care.
Your gift closes a significant portion of that gap so that Coming Home can continue to offer compassionate, hands-on care to those in need and their families.
- Read about families whose loved ones received compassionate care at Coming Home. [PDF]
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Coming Home Hospice on Diamond Street in San Francisco
Learn more about the many ways you can give to ensure high quality end of life care. Every dollar of your investment goes directly to the CPMC program that most inspires you.
Emilia De Luz
Senior Development Officer
2015 Steiner Street
San Francisco, CA 94115