Lucille Marchand MD, BSN, FAAHPMProfessor, Stuart J Farber, MD and Annalu Farber Endowed Faculty Fellow in Palliative Care Education, Department of Family Medicine, Section Chief of Palliative Care Director Palliative Care Program – UW Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Lucille Marchand, MD, BSN, FAAHPM is Section Chief of Palliative Care in the University of WA Department of Family Medicine and medical director of the University of WA Hospital Palliative Care Service. Previously, Dr. Marchand was professor of family medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI. She is board certified in palliative and hospice medicine, integrative holistic medicine and family medicine. She was medical director of the Palliative Care Consultation Service at St. Mary’s Hospital, Madison, WI. She has done qualitative and quantitative research in palliative medicine, integrative medicine, clinical issues, communication, and narrative medicine. Her current research is on life review and online social networking in advanced cancer patients. She is a writer of prose and poetry. She has presented nationally and internationally, and has written over 50 publications. She is passionate about clinician wellbeing, relationship centered and patient centered care, ethics, and the humanities in medicine.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Life Review Intervention Improves Quality of Life in Patients With Terminal or Advanced Cancer
- Treatment Targeted at Underlying Disease Does Not Improve Survival in Terminally Ill Patients
- Palliative Care for the Seriously Ill
- Does the Wording Matter? "Allow Natural Death" vs "Do Not Resuscitate"
- Advance Care Planning and End-of-Life Care