Palliative Medicine

The Palliative and Supportive Care Team at UT Southwestern Medical Center functions to provide specialized care for patients and families living with serious and terminal illnesses. Currently, Palliative Care consult services offer help for inpatients at UT Southwestern University Hospitals and Parkland Memorial Hospital. There is also an outpatient clinic for patients at Parkland Memorial Hospital.

The goal of the UT Southwestern Palliative and Supportive Care Team is to help patients live with the best quality of life possible by providing symptom management and psychosocial support.

Palliative Medicine Faculty

M. Elizabeth Paulk, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Medical Director for Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Director, Parkland Memorial Hospital Palliative Care Initiative

Sigy Chathanatt, D.O.
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine

Sunitha John, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine