In this candid episode, Sarah speaks with Dr. Pippa Hawley, a palliative care specialist who is Medical Director of the BC Cancer Pain and Symptom Management/Palliative Care Program and Head of the UBC Division of Palliative Care. They discuss the satisfying work that is palliative care, the importance of interprofessional collaboration, and the struggles and satisfactions for a clinical trialist. They also delve into the current place and evolving landscape of medicinal cannabis for cancer-related symptom management, and why Dr. Hawley is so passionate about its destigmatization. It’s an episode you won’t want to miss.
Hosted & Edited by: Sarah Keyes
Music: Dr. Ian Downie