Areas of Inquiry
Palliative Care Access and Outcomes
PaRC is at the forefront of developing and testing new models of palliative care to expand access and maximize impact for patients with serious illness.
Improving Treatment of Pain and Addiction
PaRC leads both scientific discovery and resource development for the care of patients with serious illness who also grapple with complex pain and addiction.
Supporting Patient Decision-Making
PaRC research supports patients and caregivers with medical decision-making in serious illness.
Strengthening Clinician Communication Skills
PaRC faculty are known for their contributions to the most widely recognized methods for teaching clinician communication skills.
Growing and Diversifying the Palliative Care Workforce
PaRC is committed to building a workforce that better reflects all patients with serious illness, especially those from underrepresented minority groups.