Cathy Berkman

Associate Professor; Director
Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service; Palliative Care Fellowship


Experiences of LGBT Patients and Families in Hospice and Palliative Care

Presented by Gary L. Stein, JD, MSW, Cathy Berkman, Kimberly Acquaviva, PhD, MSW, CWE at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, October 28th.

This session will present recent research findings on disrespectful, inadequate, and abusive care experienced by LGBTQ patients and families while receiving hospice and palliative services; and personal reflections on family care received near the end of life.