Palliative Matters podcast
Join Board Certified Palliative & Hospice Care physicians, Dr. John Mulder, Executive Director of Trillium Institute, and Dr. Jason Beckrow, Trillium Institute faculty, as they dive into the world of palliative care. Using real-life examples, they create an open dialogue to address the issues of those facing a life-limiting illness and provide resources, tips, and tools for patients, their loved ones, and medical professionals to provide a higher quality end-of-life experience.
Dr. John Mulder
Dr. Jason Beckrow
LATEST EPISODES:

EP: 01 FEBRUARY 16, 2022. SEASON: 1
Values & Goals with Dr. John Mulder and Dr. Jason Beckrow

When a patient is faced with a life-limiting illness, both they and their support network are burdened with a number of stresses. They are forced to make many difficult decisions in circumstances with no perfect outcome. In this episode, the doctors address the importance of asking the patient what their goals and values are. What do they want to accomplish between now and the end of their life? Listen and learn how to better give the patient a voice and a choice as they face their illness.


EP: 02 FEBRUARY 21, 2022. SEASON: 1
The Burden of Choices

When faced with a life-limiting illness, patients and their loved ones can feel pressure to make the “right” choice or take the “right” step when, oftentimes, there isn’t one. In the next episode of Palliative Matters, the doctors use a real-life example to talk in detail about decision-making throughout the end-of-life journey and how the presence and involvement of a palliative care team helped ease the family of some of those burdens.


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ADDITIONAL PODCASTS & GUEST INTERVIEWS:

This Day & Age Podcast Ep 03: Quality of Life at the End of Life

In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Michael Dozeman, a hospice and palliative care physician at Faith Hospice, to discuss the philosophy of these areas of care and to dispel some common misconceptions.


Hospice Explained Podcast: Interview with Dr. John Mulder–Pioneering Member of Palliative Care Specialty Part 1

This episode is part 1 of 2. On this episode Dr. Mulder explains differences in palliative and hospice, how technology can impact healthcare and the stigma of other Doctors referring to hospice or palliative care for their patients.


Hospice Explained Podcast: Interview with Dr. John Mulder–Pioneering Member of Palliative Care Specialty Part 2

This episode is part 2 of 2. This episode discusses the term Call Dr. Kevorkian, Death with Dignity, Physician assisted suicide and Physician aid in Dying. 



EOLUPODCAST: Ep. 325 Palliative Care–What’s Needed Now and in the Future with John Mulder MD

Learn how palliative care can meet the healthcare needs of the future.



Physician’s Guide to Doctoring: Why is Palliative Care Underutilized? with Dr. John Mulder

We talk about how he got started in palliative care, well before it was a recognized subspecialty, how the specialty has changed, and he helps to clear up some confusion about who should be referred to palliative care. We also discussed how more palliative care referrals can improve outcomes and decrease the cost of care and what systemic changes can help.