Dr. Martha Twaddle is the Waud Family Medical Director of Palliative Medicine & Supportive Care at Northwestern Medicine. She has played an integral role in moving the practice of palliative care "upstream" to improve patients' quality of life, and assisted with defining these guidelines through her work with the National Consensus Project.

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Short Version: Dr. Martha Twaddle shares the history and future of palliative medicine.