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AVAHO 2022: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Self-care in Cancer Care

Nick Burwick, MD

Associate Professor, Division of Hematology, University of Washington, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington

Nick Burwick, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


 

Nick Burwick, MD, discusses important takeaways that he gathered from the AVAHO 2022 meeting in San Diego. In keeping with this year's theme of self-care in cancer care, the keynote speaker, 'Patient Lee' Tomlinson, made a big impact on Dr Burwick with a motivational message about practicing compassion for not only your patients, but also for yourself. This theme continued with Dr Fay Hlubocky's presentation on resources available for self-care.

Dr Burwick also appreciated the multidisciplinary aspects of this year's AVAHO meeting that showcased the range of VA Whole Health options, the implementation of the Schwartz Rounds, and a diverse group of cancer care providers.

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