To promote the field of palliative care by building the scientific evidence base, exploring ethical dilemmas, fostering transdisciplinary collaborations, and mentoring a diverse generation of emerging palliative care research scientists.
PaRC faculty and staff work alongside the Division of General Internal Medicine, one of the best-established divisions in the School of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.
Led by Yael Schenker, MD, MAS, FAAHPM (Director), we are a growing collaborative of faculty, staff, and mentees.
Founded by Robert Arnold, MD, FAAHPM in 1997, the Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics has long been considered one of the best-established academic palliative care groups in the US.
PaRC’s advisory board is comprised of nationally recognized leaders in palliative care research.