IPPCCI Mission Statement

IPPCCI Mission Statement

IPPCCI is a program within the Department of Medicine’s Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine and Medical Education.

Mission: The mission of the Interdisciplinary Program for Palliative Care and Chronic Illness is the advancement of the interdisciplinary science and practice of palliative care.


Educational Experience:

  • Objective: Lead the university and the nation in conducting and disseminating innovative palliative care research


Accessibility, Diversity, Equity, and Communication:

  • Objective: Create programs to overcome barriers to access, quality and availability of supportive care
  • Objective: Communicate effectively with members of the public, professional community, and policy makers about core palliative care principles and values


Partnerships and Collaborations:

  • Objective: Facilitate collaborative relationships between disciplines, schools and community partners


Institutional Effectiveness of Programs and Services:

  • Objective: Maintain status as a self-sustaining, nationally recognized Center dedicated to advancing palliative care