Mission Statement

We are dedicated to provide an integrated programmatic approach of accessible, quality palliative care to all persons in the region. The Palliative Care group has a mandate to develop patient care systems throughout the region, to educate undergraduates, postgraduates and practicing physicians, and to conduct research.

Divisional Overview

Members of the Division of Palliative Medicine consult and care for people with advanced disease or uncontrolled symptoms in Kingston General Hospital, Providence Care, Hotel Dieu Hospital and in the community. They participate in udnergraduate teaching, provide one month educational rotations for over 70 post graduate trainees and provide continuing medical education to physicians and other health professionals in the region.