Global Directory of Palliative Care Institutions and Organizations

Listing details

Department of Palliative Medicine. Tohoku University- School of Medicine

Our Department Provides Both Clinical and Research Experience Regarding Palliative Medicine to Become a Palliative Care Specialist and to Obtain a Degree. In October 2000, the first palliative care unit in national universities in Japan opened in Tohoku University and our department was founded in 2008. Since the establishment of the Cancer Control Act, the needs for palliative medicine have steadily increased. We are practicing “the early palliative care” in cooperate with an appropriate cancer treatment and addressing clinical trials to improve palliative medicine. Our department is one of the core members of nation-wide research group, J support, and also conducting other clinical trials. Thus our graduate students will have many research themes to obtain degrees. Our department has a palliative care specialist certified by the Japanese Society for Palliative Medicine who can educate young doctors to get the certification. They can also learn how to cooperate with other doctors and medical staffs through activities in palliative care team, or have valuable experiences with skillful home care doctors or pain clinic doctors. In our department, doctors can tackle both general practice and clinical research in their favorite balance. We will provide various educational plan for palliative care
2-1 Seiryoumachi, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8575
Contact person
Dr. Akira Inoue, MD, PhD

Update or confirm the information of this listing

This directory is copyrighed by IAHPC. Any use of the information contained in this directory should acknowledge IAHPC as the source.
Last update: October 23, 2020
This site is for informational purposes only. The use of the information contained in this directory is forbidden for commercial purposes.
The IAHPC does not assume liability for errors or omissions.

Need help?

Contact Julia Libreros, Coordinator Directory Services

IAHPC disclaimer and policy statement