Palliative Care & Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Advisory Council

The Palliative Care and Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Advisory Council (PC-QOL) consists of a variety of professionals who have palliative care work experience or expertise in palliative care delivery models. They come from a variety of inpatient, outpatient, and community settings, like acute care, long-term care, or hospice. At least one member of the council is a patient or caregiver with experience with palliative care.

Council Responsibilities

The council is actively developing a Palliative Care State Plan. In addition, to:

  • Making recommendations to KDHE on the establishment, maintenance, operation, and outcomes of palliative care initiatives in the state and the effectiveness of our program.
  • Maximizing effectiveness of palliative care initiatives across the state.
  • Ensuring comprehensive and accurate information and education about palliative care is available to all Kansans.
  1. Meet the Council
  2. History

Council Governance & Meeting Minutes

Thirteen appointed members with a broad range of knowledge and various backgrounds serve on the council for a term of three years.