On October 14 (World Palliative Care Day), a film by M. R. Rajagopol, MD, called Hippocratic: 18 Experiments in Gently Shaking the World, is being released. Dr. Raj is truly inspiring and passionate about delivering the best patient based care, especially in a country where opioids are severely restricted and the healthcare system is not always properly equipped to provide care for chronically ill patients.
One of the sections of the UI’s India Winterim program travels annually to Trivandrum, India, and works with the staff and faculty at Pallium India, a nonprofit hospital specializing in palliative care services for those who would be unable to afford them. Find out more about this study abroad program.
This documentary is only being shown in a few places, and the University of Iowa is one of them.