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Palliative Medicine

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Palliative Medicine Division

Our mission is to provide patient-centered palliative care services as a nationally recognized center of excellence across the spectrum of age, illness and setting via interprofessional education, scholarship and specialty clinics/services.

The Palliative Medicine Division has been helping improve the quality of life for patients with a serious illness since 1997, and we are proud to have recently celebrated our 20th year of service in our organization. Please take a moment to watch a brief video on the history of our program. 

Last modified: Oct 24, 2019
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Division Director

Karin Porter-Williamson, M.D.
Karin Porter-Williamson, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Division Director of Palliative Medicine


Allison Nutter, MSOD
Division Coordinator
Ph: 913-588-3807
Fx: 913-588-3877


Elaina Smith, M.Ed
Fellowship Coordinator
Ph: 913-588-4852
Fx: 913-588-3877

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