Dr. Jim Cleary

  • An Australian Badger
  • Faculty of University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health
  • Medical Oncologist and palliative care physician
  • Former President, American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine 
  • Advocate for the Global Access to Pain Relief
  • Cyclist, occasional guitarist
  • Have met three great women in care of the Dying:
    _Mother Teresa, Dame Cecily Saunders & Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Declaration and Call-to-Action on Palliative Care & COVID-19

Witnessing, with the rest of the world, the overwhelming physical, social, emotional and spiritual suffering COVID-19 is inflicting on infected persons and their families globally;

Recognizing that palliative care is aimed at prevention and management of serious health-related suffering;

Observing with great concern that the persons infected with COVID-19 are isolated from their families, and may never see them again;

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