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Physician Spotlight: Palliative Care

April 12th, 2019

Dr. Emily Copel, a St. Joseph Hospital’s palliative physician, hosted a Physician Spotlight for the staff. During her presentation, she introduced the Our Symptom Management and Supportive Care Programs — programs created to help focus on offering relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. Dr. Copel shared how palliative care services benefit patients with chronic disease and provided insight into the differences between palliative care and hospice care. To learn more about Palliative Care at St. Joseph Hospital, visit