Fast Facts and Concepts

Welcome to the home of Palliative Care Fast Facts and Concepts—originally published by EPERC since 2000. Fast Facts are edited by Sean Marks, MD; Associate Professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

  • Ronald Chow BMSc
  • Dmitry Kozhevnikov DO
  • Elizabeth Horn Prsic MD
  • Yara Moustafa MD, PhD1
  • Molly Kilpatrick MD2
  • Michael Schuh Pharm D3
  • Maisha Robinson MD, MS2,4
  • Alana Thomas MD
  • Jared Rubenstein MD
  • Jill Ann Jarrell MD, MPH
  • Lauren E. Sigler MD
  • Eva Reitschuler-Cross MD
  • Robert Arnold MD
  • Daniel E. Hall MD, MDiv
  • Antonio Corona MD
  • April Bigelow PhD, AGPCNP-BC

The Fifty Essential Fast Facts

The Essentials is a pdf containing all 50 Fast Facts organized by key domain e.g pain, non-pain symptoms, communication, prognosis, hospice, Palliative Care consultation, etc.

Core Curriculum

The most important Fast Facts grouped into palliative care domains (e.g. pain) or specialty domains (e.g. oncology).

CME Courses

Currently Unavailable

Eight CME courses available in conjunction with the Medical College of Wisconsin

Geriatric Fast Facts open_in_new

The Geriatrics division, Medical College of Wisconsin created a series of Geriatric-related Fast Facts which are separate from the Palliative Care Fast Fact series.

HPM EPA Curriculum save_alt

Fast Facts organized into a curriculum for Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellows and program directors by the 17 Entrustable Professional Activities.