Bereaved parent mentors use their past to assist patients, parents and clinical team

Pediatric palliative care has come a long way, and much of it has had to do with parents of St. Jude patients partnering with St Jude’s leadership. Bereaved parent mentors help parents of patients and parent survivors, as well as guide the palliative care and clinical teams to provide the best quality of life for St. Jude patients.

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Chris Pennington is managing editor of content in the Communications Department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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