The Surgical Palliative Care Podcast

Special Edition: Joint Episode with the GeriPal Podcast!

May 08, 2020 Surgical Palliative Care Season 1 Episode 10
The Surgical Palliative Care Podcast
Special Edition: Joint Episode with the GeriPal Podcast!
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The Surgical Palliative Care Podcast
Special Edition: Joint Episode with the GeriPal Podcast!
May 08, 2020 Season 1 Episode 10
Surgical Palliative Care

#010 - Join host Dr. Red Hoffman as she joins the long-running GeriPal Podcast to discuss all things surgical palliative care.  As is the tradition on the GeriPal podcast, Red gets serenaded by GeriPal co-hosts Drs. Eric Widera and Alex Smith, along with guest co-host Dr. Joe Lin.   They then go on to chat about the definition of surgical palliative care, the importance of building relationships between surgeons and palliative care providers and the common misconceptions that both disciplines have about each other.  They review a recent retrospective study of the utilization of palliative care in VA patients undergoing high-risk surgical patients and brainstorm various ways that palliative care may be better integrated into the world of surgery. 

If you've never listened to the GeriPal Podcast, you are guaranteed to love these guys!

Paper discussed:
Palliative care and end-of-life outcomes following high-risk surgery

To learn more about the GeriPal Podcast, check out their blog here or subscribe to their podcast here.

To learn more about the surgical palliative care community, visit us on twitter @surgpallcare

Show Notes

#010 - Join host Dr. Red Hoffman as she joins the long-running GeriPal Podcast to discuss all things surgical palliative care.  As is the tradition on the GeriPal podcast, Red gets serenaded by GeriPal co-hosts Drs. Eric Widera and Alex Smith, along with guest co-host Dr. Joe Lin.   They then go on to chat about the definition of surgical palliative care, the importance of building relationships between surgeons and palliative care providers and the common misconceptions that both disciplines have about each other.  They review a recent retrospective study of the utilization of palliative care in VA patients undergoing high-risk surgical patients and brainstorm various ways that palliative care may be better integrated into the world of surgery. 

If you've never listened to the GeriPal Podcast, you are guaranteed to love these guys!

Paper discussed:
Palliative care and end-of-life outcomes following high-risk surgery

To learn more about the GeriPal Podcast, check out their blog here or subscribe to their podcast here.

To learn more about the surgical palliative care community, visit us on twitter @surgpallcare