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GeriPal - A Geriatrics and Palliative Care Podcast

Aug 25, 2022

Two major shifts are transforming the landscape of hospice.

First, private equity firms are gobbling up hospices.  As Melissa Aldridge, a health services researcher and former banker explains, we should be very concerned.  Private equity firms try to turn companies as profitable as possible within 3-5 years.  Thus,...

Aug 11, 2022

Today we have the honor of interviewing Susan Block, MD, one of the pioneering leaders in the fields of palliative care, particularly psychosocial aspects of palliative care.  Susan led the Project on Death in America’s Faculty Scholars program, used her dual training in internal medicine and psychiatry to shine a...

Aug 4, 2022

A year ago we did our first “Deprescribing Super Special”.  Today we are coming back for more (or less given the content), talking about the following articles with their lead authors:

First up, we talk with Ariel Green about her article in JAMA Network on preferred phrases a clinician may use to explain why they...