Advance Care Planning Articles, Research, Reports & Studies

Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life

2014 Institute of Medicine consensus report on end-of-life care in the United States

Dying in California: A Status Report on End-of-Life Care in California

California Health Care Foundation

Conversation Starters: Research Insights from Clinicians and Patients on Conversations About End-of-Life Care and Wishes

John A. Hartford Foundation, Cambia Health Foundation and California Health Care Foundation.

Communication About Serious Illness Care Goals: A Review and Synthesis of Best Practices

Bernacki RE, Block SD, for the American College of Physicians High Value Care Task Force. JAMA Intern Med.2014;174(12):1994-2003. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.5271

A Physician's Guide to Talking About End-of-Life Care

Article: J Gen Intern Med. 2000 Mar; 15(3): 195-200.

A Culturally Responsive Approach to Advance Care Planning: A Reflection

Article: Managed Health Care Connect