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September 2010

"Amdur and Gleitsman Awards and New Staff." pdf

July 2010

"Message from David Barnard." pdf

April 2010

" Goes Live!" pdf

January 2010

"PA House of Representatives Holds Hearing on 2007 End-of-Life Care Report." pdf

October 2009

"Compassion Sabbath Retreat with Vesta Performance Well Attended by Clergy and Healthcare Professionals." pdf

September 2009

"The Institute’s 5th Amdur Social Work Fellow." pdf

February 2009

"Pittsburgh’s Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship Receives Full Accreditation with commendation through the ACGME." pdf

November 2008

"The Institute Welcomes Anna Oberacker, Graduate Student Researcher from the School of Public Health to its 2008-09 Staff" pdf

"Pittsburgh Community Members Experience Vesta, a Dramatic Portrayal of Aging and End-of-life Issues Courtesy of CQEL's Compassionate Care for All Campaign and Ladies Hospital Aid Society Support"

September 2008

"LHAS Supports the Institute and CQEL through performances of VESTA for the Compassionate Care for All Campaign" pdf

August 2008

"The Institute Welcomes Incoming 2008-2009 Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellows" pdf

"The Institute Congratulates Faculty Member Dr. Liz Weinstein on Shadyside Foundation Grant Award for Teaching Residents Communication Skills"

April 2008

"APPEAL Training Conference Attracts Health Care Workers from the Region and Beyond" pdf

"LHAS Awards Funding to the Institute on Behalf of CQEL for Additional Vesta Performances"

"The Institute Announces the Evelyn Amdur Palliative Care Social Work Fellowship Award for 2008"

February 2008

"The Institute and CQEL Combat Disparities and Improve Palliative and End-Of-Life Care with the COMPASSIONATE CARE FOR ALL CAMPAIGN" pdf

November 2007

"Tamara Balliet Receives ACES Award " pdf

"The Institute Welcomes New Governing Council Member "

September 2007

"AAHPM Selects Institute as Clinical Scholars Program Training Site" pdf

"Educational Facility Available at New Center"

"Third Annual Amdur Social Work Fellow"

August 2007

"The Institute and Section of Palliative Care Hire a New Administrative Director" pdf

"Family Hospice and Palliative Care and Presbyterian SeniorCare Receive National Award for End-of-Life Care from the American Hospital Association "

May 2007

"Institute's Administrative Director Leaves to Help Direct the University's New Clinical and Translational Science Institute " pdf

"National Palliative Care Research Center Awards Pilot Support for Critical Care Communication (C3) Project "

April 2007

"The Coalition for Quality at the End of Life Brings in National Expert on Disparities in End-of-Life Care for African American Communities" pdf

"Allegheny County Nursing Schools Come Together to Discuss Palliative and End-of-Life Curricula"

March 2007

"Pennsylvania Task Force for Quality at the End of Life releases Improving End-of-life Experiences for Pennsylvanians report to Governor Rendell" pdf

"Dr Richard Payne will Deliver a Special Lecture March 19th at the Herberman Conference Center, on Disparities in End-of-Life Care"

"The Institute Presents the Hospice Foundation of America's 14th Annual Teleconference Live-Via Satellite on March 22"

January 2007

"Leadership Council On Long-Term Care Joins The Institute" pdf

"Institute Welcomes New Governing Council Appointment"

October 2006

"November is National Hospice & Palliative Care Month & National Family Caregivers Month" pdf

"University of Pittsburgh Named One of Five Performance Sites for National Palliative Care Research Center's $5 Million NCI Grant"

September 2006

"The Institute to Enhance Palliative Care Receives $300,000 in Support from The Heinz Endowments for Post-Graduate Medical Fellowship in Palliative Care" pdf

"The Institute to Enhance Palliative Care Hires New Staff Member"

"New and Improved Institute Website"