MEDICINE TODAY - Palliative Care, Hospice, and End of Life Issues

Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm Location: Equinox Village  { MAP } Fee: $0 in advance



Dr. Allen Hutcheson

Palliative care is a relatively new medical specialty that aims to relieve patients’ suffering during serious illnesses. This class will address the emergence of palliative medicine, how it works, and the similarities and differences between palliative care and traditional hospice care.


*MEDICINE TODAY is presented in partnership with Southwestern Vermont Medical Center*

Dr. Allen Hutcheson has worked as a family medicine physician with Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) since 2011 and has been a member of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians since the group’s inception in 2012. In his work at SVMC, he works as both a family medicine physician and a palliative care specialist. He received his undergraduate education from Harvard University and his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed his residency at the Beth Israel Program in Urban Family Practice and a fellowship at Beth Israel Medical Center, both in New York. He is dual certified in Family Medicine and Palliative Care.