MargheritaLabson

Margherita Labson, BSN, MS-HAS

Founder and Executive Director
Home Care Program, Joint Commission

Sessions

Meeting the Workforce Challenge in Care for People with Advanced Illness

Presented by Jennifer Ballentine, Rev. Dr. Carla Cheatham, MDiv, PhD, Margherita Labson, BSN, MS-HAS at 2:10 PM on Thursday, October 29th.

Current estimates place the gap between the number of working board-certified palliative physicians and the need among the population of seriously ill people at about 18,000—a gap that at the current rate of board certification and fellowship training will take at least 40 years to close. More Americans are dying at home, increasing the burden…