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Palliative Medicine


Section Officers & Staff

Sangeeta Lamba, MD, FACEP
Chair Elect
Eric Isaacs, MD, FACEP
Secretary/Newsletter Editor
Anthony Loffredo, MD
Secretary/Newsletter Editor
Rachel Pearl, MD
Secretary/Newsletter Editor
David Wang, MD
Microsite Editor
David Wang, MD
Immediate Past Chair
Kate Aberger, Md, FACEP
Sangeeta Lamba, MD, FACEP
Board Liaison
Mark S. Rosenberg, DO, MBA, FACEP
Staff Liaison
Riane Gay, MPA

Member Spotlight

Dr. Tammie E. Quest

Dr. Tammie E. Quest is the Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and Director of the Emory Palliative Care Center for Emory’s Woodruff Health Sciences Center (WHSC). In her director role she serves at the chief of clinical operations in Palliative Care across all WHSC sites as well as leads the Center in the development of national and internationally recognized research and education initiatives. She is board certified in Emergency Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. She is a Project on Death in America Faculty Scholar supported by the Open Society Institute, Soros Foundation. She holds a strong interest in novel palliative care curriculum design and teaching methodologies for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate medical trainees that she teaches locally, regionally and nationally. She is a co-editor of Palliative Aspects of Emergency Care.

What's New

  • Host of 'ACEP Frontline' Dr. Ryan Stanton talks to Dr. Kate Aberger, past chair of the Palliative Medicine Section at ACEP, about end-of-life care for patients and their families in emergency medicine. Listen to the Audio Podcast.  Released on January 9, 2017.
  • EM Talk is an emergency physician designed curriculum to improve point-of-care communication skills around delivering bad news and eliciting goals of care. Read more.
  • Dr. Grudzen shows ED initiation of palliative care referral increases quality of life and overall survival. Read more.
  • Dr. Kei Ouchi is researching whether one simple question can identify the palliative care eligible population flowing through emergency departments
  • 2016 AAHPM annual meeting EM Forum - See photos.

Palliative Care Toolkit

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