The Pediatric Advisory Council provides strategic guidance to NHPCO on pediatric hospice and palliative care. NHPCO is committed to improving end-of-life care and expanding access to hospice and palliative care for children with life-limiting, life-threatening illness and their loved ones.

Activities include: Pediatric E-Journal, pediatric hospice and palliative care educational offerings, Pediatric Standards of Care for Hospice Programs, and other pediatric resource development initiatives.

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 or by calling NHPCO’s Solutions Center at 800/646-6460.

Contact: Judi Lund Person, 571-397-2605.