Thomas J. Smith, MD: Accessing Palliative Care Where You Live

Dr. Thomas J. Smith sits down with Selma Schimmel on The Group Room to discuss palliative care.  In this segment they talk about how patients can access a palliative care program even within the community setting by using the online resources at and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (

This interview was filmed at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago 2013.

Thomas J. Smith, MD is The Harry J. Duffey Family Professor of Palliative Medicine, a Professor of Oncology, and the Director of Palliative Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Advocacy and educational support provided at ASCO 2013, in part, by:

TGR ASCO 2013 Sponsor