Journal of Palliative Medicine

Journal of Palliative Medicineis 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 Medicineis 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, pleasevisit 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.

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Charles F. von Gunten, MD, PhD, FAHPM, FAACE
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Palliative Medicine and Palliative Medicine Reports
Vice President, Medical Affairs, Hospice and Palliative Medicine