Journal of Palliative Medicine

Journal of Palliative Medicine is the premier peer-reviewed journal covering medical, psychosocial, policy, and legal issues in end-of-life care and relief of suffering for patients with intractable pain. The Journal presents essential information for professionals in hospice/palliative medicine, focusing on improving quality of life for patients and their families, and the latest developments in drug and non-drug treatments. 

Journal coverage includes:

  • The latest medical advances in pain and symptom management 
  • Evidence-based protocols 
  • Model palliative care programs 
  • Clinical case reports 
  • Guidance for working with patients and their families 
  • Psychological and spiritual aspects of end-of-life care 
  • Roundtable discussions with leading experts in the field

Journal of Palliative Medicine is under the editorial leadership of Editor-in-Chief Charles F. von Gunten, MD, PhD, Vice President, Medical Affairs, Hospice and Palliative Medicine for Ohio Health and other leading investigators.

EAPC members can subscribe to the journal at a reduced rate (see box on the right).

Full details on the Journal, Editorial Board, the latest issues and articles online ahead-of-print, and details on how to publish in the Journal, please visit the Journal website.

Journal of Palliative Medicine EAPC members are entitled to a deeply discounted subscription rate of $179, which includes unlimited access to the fully searchable archive of published articles.

Editor in chief

photo Charles Von Gunten

Charles F. von Gunten

Vice President, Medical Affairs, Hospice and Palliative Medicine OhioHealth

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