Eduardo Bruera, MD, FAAHPM, Oral History Interview, November 5, 2018
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Major Topics Covered:
- History of palliative care and its recognition by mainstream medicine; palliative care as a “fringe discipline”; strategies for promoting acceptance of the field; the importance of institutional structures and support; communicating with mainstream disciplines; developing a clinical service supported by research; relationship of palliative care to other care disciplines; the future of palliative care
- Disease-centered patient care versus patient-centered care; MD Anderson’s commitment to these approaches
- Leadership practices: building a department; building teams; fostering collaborative leadership
- Burnout in palliative care; strategies to address it
- Service to the World Health Organization and to the International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care
- Spiritual dimensions of leadership and palliative care
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Bruera, Eduardo MD, FAAHPM and Rosolowski, Tacey A, PhD, "Eduardo Bruera, MD, FAAHPM, Oral History Interview, November 5, 2018" (2018). Interview Sessions. 84.
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