Guthrie Provider Presents on National Palliative Care Awareness Month to Community

October 28, 2021

November is Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Guthrie System Director of Palliative Medicine, Dr. Patricia A. Fogelman, will help raise awareness about palliative care through a community presentation on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 1 p.m. at Valley United Presbyterian Church, located at 459 Park Ave in Waverly, N.Y.

During the event, attendees will have the opportunity to learn what palliative care is, how it helps in the care of patients with advanced illness, how it differs from hospice care and more. There will also be an interactive portion where attendees can ask the expert questions and have a discussion.

This presentation is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and upstate New York, serving patients from a twelve-county service area. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., Troy, Pa. and Cortland, N.Y., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of nearly 700 providers offering 47 specialties through a regional office network providing primary and specialty care in 22 communities in Pennsylvania and New York. Guthrie is dedicated to training the next generation of health care leaders, offering seven residencies, three fellowships, and serving as a regional campus for the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Guthrie provides a wide range of services and programs to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.