Far from Home and Facing Serious Illness: Palliative Care for Undocumented Immigrants

Presenter: Anne Kinderman, M.D.
Recorded: May 3, 2016
Series: Goldman Berland Lectureship in Palliative Medicine

Currently, more than 11 million undocumented immigrants live in the United States. In this interactive session, participants will explore case examples to identify the common issues that arise and the ways that the interdisciplinary health care team can address them. The session will also cover the unique losses and sense of isolation experienced by undocumented immigrants, as well as the ethical dilemmas faced by the providers who care for them.
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