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Pathfinder in Palliative Care Award

The American Cancer Society Pathfinder in Palliative Care Award recognizes the outstanding achievements of a professional who has demonstrated remarkable innovation and ingenuity across a range of opportunities for actions that contributed to the advancement of the field of palliative care nationally and/or globally.

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Pathfinder in Palliative Care Award. To submit a nomination, please review the nomination process. Nominations are due by May 29, 2015. If you have any questions, please contact Rebecca Kirch, director, quality of life and survivorship, American Cancer Society, at rkirch@cancer.org or 202-277-5912.

Pathfinder in Palliative Care Award Recipients

2014 -- James A. Tulsky, MD

2013 -- Joanne Wolfe, MD, MPH

2012 -- Charles von Gunten, MD, PhD

2011 -- Judy Lentz, RN

2010 -- Anthony Back, MD

2009 -- James Block, MD

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