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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.

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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