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A Renewed Opportunity To Make Ourselves Aware of End-Of-Life Care

March 21, 2023

In this Boston Globe letter to the editor, Tufts Medicine Care at Home Chief Medical Officer Bernice Burkarth, MD, HMDC, FAAHPM shares her perspective on end-of-life care in light of former President Jimmy Carter’s recent decision to enter hospice care.

Bernice Burkarth

She writes, “Every time I witness a patient or family member crumple at the suggestion of hospice or palliative care, I despair over the misconception, even by my fellow health care providers, that either means giving up.

Read the full essay at: A renewed opportunity to make ourselves aware of end-of-life care

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