The overarching goal of the Wake Forest Palliative Medicine Research Program is to develop, evaluate, and implement evidence-based approaches to improve the quality of care delivery for seriously-ill patients and their families along with the creation of innovative multidisciplinary care models within a Learning Health System.

Our mission is to support the conduct of high quality, effective palliative medicine research by:

  • Supporting investigators at all levels of experience in the conduct of clinical and/or educational studies.
  • Coordinate and support studies focused on improving care for patients and families living with serious illness.
  • Fostering Multidisciplinary Collaborations, particularly between oncology, geriatric medicine, and emergency medicine.
  • Mentoring emerging palliative medicine research scientists.

Our Research

View our extensive list of Palliative Medicine Research Resources