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National Palliative Care Expert Joins Providence to Develop New Institute

Published June 9, 2014

One of the country’s foremost experts in palliative care, as well as one of the leading voices for improving care through the end of life, is joining Providence Health & Services in a new system leadership role designed to sharpen our focus on caring for the whole person. Ira Byock, MD, has been appointed to develop a new Institute for Human Caring that will be based at Providence TrinityCare in Southern California and will eventually support clinicians across the Providence system. Read on to learn more about him and plans for the institute.