Palliative care as an alternative to heart transplantation in patients with end-stage ACHD: Do standard approaches to palliative care in heart failure apply to young adults with CHD?

Presentation by: Sarah Goodlin, MD

Portland VA Medical Center Portland Oregon

Goodlin picSarah Goodlin, M.D. is chief of Geriatrics at the Portland VAMC and Associate Professor of Medicine at OHSU Goodlin has practiced geriatric medicine since 1987. While a faculty member at Dartmouth Medical School she was funded as a faculty scholar by the Project on Death in America from 1995-1998 to develop and implement improvement in care for the dying at the major teaching hospitals for Dartmouth Medical School. Goodlin also developed the New Hampshire End of Life Project, a two-year collaborative to improve end of life care and develop outcome measures for care of persons near the end of life.  She moved to Utah in 1998 and initiated quality improvement projects for care of the frail elderly and for persons with advanced heart failure. In 2002 and 2003 Goodlin directed two consensus conferences on Palliative and Supportive Care in Advanced Heart Failure, funded by the Agency for Healthcare Quality and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Dr. Goodlin was a member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine 2003-2006, is a fellow of the AAHPM and of the American College of Cardiology.  Dr. Goodlin serves on the American College of Cardiology Foundation-American Heart Association Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement® Heart Failure Work Group, and is an expert committee member of the American Board of Internal Medicine Primary Palliative Care Practice Improvement Measure.

Columbus Team Based Approach Established Program

Presentation featuring:

StephenCrumbSteve Crumb, ACNP
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus Ohio





Jackson picJamie Jackson, PhD
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio





Daniels picCurt Daniels, MD
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio





sisk tracey picTracey Sisk RN, BSN
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio