The Oregon Hospice & Palliative Care Association is a statewide public benefit organization helping to ensure Oregonians have access to high quality hospice and palliative care as they near the end of life.

The Oregon Hospice & Palliative Care Association is committed to improving the quality of life for Oregonians at the end of life and supporting the hospice and palliative care organizations that provide care. The Oregon Hospice & Palliative Care Association’s services include public and professional education, advocacy, research, consultation, accreditation and leadership.

What’s New

“POLST the Advanced Course: When Patients and Families Disagree in a Crisis” – free program on May 18 from 9-10:30 am at OHSU’s Collaborative Life Sciences Building (CLSB) in South Waterfront in Portland.  Designed for health care professionals with an advanced level of experience using POLST, presented by Susan Tolle, MD.  Supported by OHSU Center for Ethics in Health Care and the Oregon Hospice & Palliative Care Association.  For information, contact Oregon POLST Program, or 503.494.3965.  Download the flyer:

Law enforcement-sponsored collection boxes for unwanted and unused drugs:

Download UPDATED presentations from the Spring Intensive here:

OHPCA’s annual Professional Practices Exchange invitation for Exhibitors and Sponsors now open:

Save the Date
  • May 18, 2016 – POLST The Advanced Course at OHSU South Waterfront Building in Portland
  • September 25-27, 2016 – OHA’s annual Professional Practices Exchange at Eagle Crest Resort in Redmond
  • October 9-11, 2016 – WSHPCO’s annual Fall Conference at Campbell’s Resort in Lake Chelan, WA