Piloting Palliative Care Education for Fellows With Jessica Bauman, MD

At this year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, Jessica Bauman, MD, Chief of the Division of Head and Neck Medical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center, sat down to discuss her presentation entitled, “A Longitudinal, Palliative Care Educational Pilot in Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Training.”

Listen along to the podcast episode to learn more about:

  • The barriers around accessing palliative care services for patients with cancer
  • The training that hematology/oncology fellows currently receive regarding palliative care
  • How the longitudinal, integrated, palliative care rotation was designed
  • What results the rotation produced in fellows’ knowledge and skills surrounding palliative care and what their perceptions of it were
  • Steps for the program to be further implemented
  • And more!

About Dr. Bauman

Jessica Bauman, MD, is the Chief of the Division of Head and Neck Medical Oncology and an Associate Professor in the Department of Hematology/Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. In addition, she is the Director of the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Training Program at Fox Chase Cancer Center. She specializes in thoracic medical oncology and head and neck medical oncology, with research interests in optimizing supportive care, communication, and quality of life for patients facing cancer and their families.

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