Office of Research

Palliative Care Center of Excellence


To improve the palliative care received by patients with life-threatening illness and their families in the UW system and to provide new knowledge and educational and clinical resources to improve palliative care regionally, nationally, and globally. The Center will accomplish this mission by enhancing research, education, and clinical services in palliative care at the University of Washington and in the region.

Core Services Offered

Informatics and Data Analysis Core, grant Development Core

Funding Information:

School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, National Palliative Care Research Center

Reporting Structure:

Chair, Department of Medicine

Related UW Entities:

School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Department of Bioethics and Humanities, Department of Medical Education and Information, School of Nursing, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, School of Social Work, School of Pharmacy

Center Details

Director: Curtis, J. Randall
Location: Box 359762
Year Started: 2012
Administrator / Program Manager: Hoard, Jimmy
Administering College/School: School of Medicine 
P.I. Home Department: Department of Medicine 
Faculty Involvement: 40