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MAINSTREAM MEDICINE MUST EMBRACE PALLIATIVE CARE SERVICES

JUNE 2022

This is a must-read article written by our very own Dr. John Mulder.  “My own experience facing a few-months-to-live prognosis deepened my appreciation for palliative care.”


There Is No Magic Bullet or Secret Answer to Difficult Treatment Decisions

JUNE 2022

The choices offered to patients and families need some clarification. And palliative care teams can help families sort out what are the real options—and the implications from these various choices. For palliative care experts John Mulder, MD, and Jason Beckrow DO, whose conversations about their experiences working with patients living with serious illness are the heart of the second Palliative Matters podcast, “The Burden of Choices”.


What Is Most Important When We Can’t Have What We Really Want—a Cure

MAy 2022

Hospice and palliative care specialists John Mulder, MD, executive director of the Trillium Institute, a palliative education and training center in Grand Rapids, Mich., and Jason Beckrow, DO, medical director for Caring Circle – Spectrum Health Lakeland, explored this question in a recent Palliative Matters podcast conversation “Values & Goals”.


Palliative Care, it’s not a prognostically driven specialty.

MARCH, 2022

Click below to read Dr. John Mulder’s article in the March/April issue of Today’s Geriatric Medicine online magazine in The Last Word section.  


Palliative care is not just for the dying

FEB, 2022

Dr. John Mulder contributes to the Next Avenue article: The COVID pandemic has shown how palliative care can also be valuable for managing the pain and stress of illness.


Palliative care: An essential resource in caring for those with advanced illness

JAN 27, 2022

Dr. John Mulder discusses why Palliative care must be the standard of care for all who have been diagnosed with progressive, advanced, and terminal illnesses. Never should we hear the phrase, “I’m sorry, there’s nothing more I can do,” when physicians encounter the failure of a curative course of therapy.


local spins interviews dr. john mulder on release of The world around the bed: Songs of Hope and healing

MAY 21, 2020

Amid the trying times of the current COVID-19 pandemic, West Michigan musician and songwriter John Mulder believes the collaborative album, “The World Around The Bed,” can give those affected by the virus the extra push they need to get through the day.


Dr. Mulder Releases Album Inspired by the Compassion and Hope of hospice

MAY 15, 2020

Our very own Dr. John Mulder has co-created an album, The World Around the Bed: Songs of hope and healing, to reflect the joys, sorrows and difficulties that are a part of life’s journey. Proceeds from the album will support PPE supplies for hospice.


A PALLIATIVE pioneer

MAY 24, 2019

“When Dr. John Mulder began his career more than 30 years ago, the field of palliative care did not exist. “It has been his work, along with others’, that has established and expanded the advancing form of care, which uses the values formed in hospice to improve quality of life for patients with life-altering diseases.”


“JOY IN A TEARDROP” LAUNCHES NEW MUSIC PROJECT INSPIRED BY HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE

MAY 14, 2019

Written as a part of a workshop at NHPCO’s Interdisciplinary Conference in November of 2018, “Joy in a Teardrop” captures the beauty and poignancy of the power of hospice care.


A PROFILE: END-OF-LIFE SPECIALIST DR. MULDER

APRIL 3, 2019

A musician, a medical missionary, and an expert in pain and symptom management, Dr. Mulder helps people find comfort and peace as they navigate life-defining illnesses.


IN FOCUS: DR. MULDER

MAY 30, 2019

WKTV highlights Dr. Mulder’s testimony before Washington on the growing national opioid crisis.


A DR. MULDER TESTIFIES TO THE HOUSE ON OPIOID CRISIS AND DRUG SHORTAGE

MARCH 2, 2018

“Nationally recognized palliative care physician John Mulder, M.D., medical director at Grand Rapids-based senior care provider Holland Home, testified in Washington, D.C., Feb. 28 before the Subcommittee on Health on the national opioid crisis.”


A COMBATING THE OPIOID CRISIS: MULDER’S TESTIMONY BEFORE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

FEBRUARY 28, 2018

On February 28, 2018, Grand Rapids palliative care expert Dr. John Mulder testified before the House of Representatives on the growing opioid crisis.


A PALLIATIVE CARE EXPERT HAS PERSONAL EXPERIENCE WITH END-OF-LIFE CHOICES

OCTOBER 20, 2017

Holland Home hosts “Being Mortal,” a film exploring the hopes of patients and families facing life-defining illnesses. Following the viewing, Dr. Mulder of Trillium Institute provides his own experience with a terminal diagnosis.


SPOTLIGHT ON TRILLIUM INSTITUTE

JULY 29, 2016

Dr. John Mulder is featured in the Center to Advance Palliative Care’s spotlight series, highlighting his years of work advocating for and educating on end-of-life care.


PALLIATIVE MEDICINE PHYSICIAN PROFILE: INTERVIEW WITH DR. MULDER

JULY 29, 2016

Dr. John Mulder explains how he finds balance between his roles as a clinician and an administrator of end-of-life care.