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Integrating Palliative Care and State-of-the-Art Cancer Care
John Finn, MD, Vice President, Medical Affairs
Hospice of Michigan
400 Mack Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: 313/578-5029
Fax: 313/578-6391
Email: [email protected]

Meri Armour, Vice President of Cancer Services
Ireland Cancer Center
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Case Western Reserve University
1100 Euclid Ave.,Wearn 152
Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone: 216/844-7863
Fax: 216/844-7832
Email: [email protected]

Special Attention to Children with Life-Threatening Illnesses
Beth McKinstry
Pediatric Palliative Care Consulting Service
Children's Hospital & Regional Medical Center
PO Box 5371, Mailstop CM-11
Seattle,WA 98105
Phone: 206/526-2176 Ext. 1
Email: [email protected]

Improving Comfort and Quality of Life within a Safety-Net Health System
Harlee Kutzen, PalCare Principal Investigator
HIV Division, 3rd Floor
136 South Roman St.
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504/903-7041
Fax: 504/903-5313
Email: [email protected]

Palliative Care's Contribution to a Globally Budgeted VA Health System
Kenneth Rosenfeld, MD, Director
Veterans Integrated Palliative Care Program
VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System
11301 Wilshire Blvd., Mail Code 111G
Los Angeles, CA 90073
Phone: 310/478-3711 x41250
Fax: 310/268-4933
Email: [email protected]

Aligning Palliation with Capitation
Brad Stuart, MD, Medical Director
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice
1900 Powell St., Suite 300
Emeryville, CA 94608
Assistant: Sylvia Carlson
Phone: 510/450-8529
Fax: 707/887-7609
Email: [email protected]

State of the Art in Palliative Care Management
William Thar, MD
Franklin Health, Inc.
51 Tulip St.
Summit, NJ 07901
Phone: 908/693-3426
Fax: 908/273-0293
Email: [email protected]

Visit the comprehensive Web site of Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care for more information on these and other innovative demonstration projects dedicated to long-term changes to improve health care for dying persons and their families: or contact:

Ira Byock, MD, Director
Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care
The University of Montana
1000 E. Beckwith, Missoula, MT 59812
Phone: 406/243-6601
Email: [email protected]

Larry Beresford, Primary Author
5253 Trask St., Oakland, CA 94601
Phone: 510/536-3048
Email: [email protected]

Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care
A National Program Office of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

1000 East Beckwith Avenue
Missoula, MT 59812
406.243.6601 Phone
406.243-6633 Fax

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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families. Visit for more resources.

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