NHPCO’s Palliative Care Council provides strategic guidance and technical expertise to NHPCO and its members related to the provision of palliative care.

The Council participates in setting the direction of NHPCO’s efforts to support provider members as they expand or continue their efforts in the provision of palliative care, assists with the development of resources and tools related to various models of palliative care delivery, informs public policy, offers recommendations regarding presenters and content of palliative care education, and advises NHPCO regarding palliative care membership and related member offerings.

Full Council member expectations can be found in the Guidelines for Committees and Councils.

Membership affiliation:
Any employee or volunteer of a Provider, Palliative Care, State, or Associate member of NHPCO is eligible to serve on a Committee or Council.Individuals must meet the membership eligibility requirement based on the membership status of their employer. Individuals not belonging to one of these categories may be eligible to serve on a Council upon approval by NHPCO’s Leadership. NHPCO membership information is available at www.nhpco.org/membership or by calling NHPCO’s Solutions Center at 800/646-6460.

Contact: Rory Farrand Vice President, Palliative and Advanced Care