Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Medicine

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Palliative Care

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The Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT) is an interdisciplinary team comprised of Attending Physicians, Physicians in Training, a Nurse, Chaplain, Social Worker, Grief and Bereavement Specialist, Nurse Practitioner, and Administrators who work together to provide excellent Palliative Care to patients and their families across the Texas Children’s Institution.

The team is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide care in either the inpatient or outpatient setting in partnership with other healthcare providers.

Pediatric Palliative Care provides an additional layer of interdisciplinary support for patients and families with chronic, complex or life threatening illnesses.

Learn more about Palliative Care as a service.

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Referrals

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To refer your patient to the Palliative Care Service at Texas Children's Hospital, please follow these steps:

Referring Provider or Self-Referral Process

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Fellowship Program

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See information and apply for our Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship