POLST Newsletter

Click here to read our recent newsletter, which highlights the Oregon POLST Registry and the Health Affairs Blog post titled "Counting POLST Form Completion Can Hinder Quality." 


New POLST video in Spanish now available

"Quitarles a sus seres queridos un peso de encima con el formulario POLST"

"Taking a burden off your loved ones with the POLST Form" is an educational tool for Spanish speaking patients. After being diagnosed with cancer, Gladys shares her experience with using the Physician's Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) to choose some treatments and refuse others. Click here to view the video. 


In Memoriam


December 9, 1920 - May 21, 2017


It is with great sadness that the Center for Ethics in Health Care acknowledges the death of Alyce Roberts Cheatham who died peacefully on Sunday May 21, 2017. Rest in Peace, Alyce Roberts Cheatham. You have done so much to benefit our community and humankind. Click here to view the full version.