Dr. Albert has understood the importance of compassion and empathy in care at the end of life since his residency serving a diverse patient population near Philadelphia. Colleagues describe him as a physician who “cares for the whole family while treating the one patient who is in crisis,” and as a leader and an advocate “spreading the philosophy of palliative care both within and without the hospital.”
Dr. Sharma is passionate about caring for diverse patient populations and helping patients to receive care concordant with their values and goals while supporting families in a culturally sensitive way. As a medical educator, she teaches about end-of-life communication skills and cross-cultural issues at the end of life.
Dr. Swetz, who has a master’s degree in bioethics and health policy from Loyola University Chicago, has a strong interest in ethical decision-making, particularly as it relates to advanced medical technologies. He has written more than 75 peer-reviewed manuscripts and given more than 150 educational presentations related to these topics.