Palliative Care

Local Resources

Hospice & Palliative Care Network of Maryland (HPCNM)

HPCNM is a membership association for hospice and palliative care programs, services, and facilities in the state of Maryland. HPCNM offers support, resources, training, education and a legislative “voice” to their member organizations and serves as a connection point to those in search of their services.

End-Of-Life Care Providers in Montgomery County

National Resources

National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)

NHPCO gives ongoing inspiration, practical guidance, and legislative representation to hospice and palliative care providers so they can enrich experiences for patients and ease caregiving responsibilities and emotional stress for families.

Hospice Foundation of America

The mission of Hospice Foundation of America is to provide leadership in the development and application of hospice and its philosophy of care with the goal of enhancing the U.S. health care system and the role of hospice within it.

Useful Link: Dispelling Hospice Myths

Advance Directives - Multiple Languages

Articles and Fact Sheets

Moral Distress in Neurosurgery, New York Times, August 15, 2019

2018 National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization booklet, "NHPCO Facts and Figures."