Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council

Created by Act 351 of the 2019 Legislative Session


Act 351, enacted in the 2019 legislative session, creates the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council (hereafter referred to as the Council) within the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH). The legislation charges the Council with assessing the availability of patient-centered and family-focused palliative care in Louisiana and making recommendations to the LDH Secretary and to the legislature. Council members shall have at least two years of experience providing individual or interdisciplinary palliative care to pediatric, youth, or adult populations in inpatient, outpatient, or community settings. The Council is charged with consulting with and advising the Secretary on matters related to the establishment, maintenance, operation, and outcomes of palliative care as well as on consumer and professional information and education.

Advisory Council Members & Committees

Meeting Dates

  • January 23, 2020
  • August 20,2020
  • March 11, 2021: 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
  • June 3,2021: 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
  • September 2, 2021: 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
  • December 2, 2021: 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
  • Thursday, August 20, 2020, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • May 7, 2020


Louisiana Mississippi Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

What is Palliative Care


Continuing Education

Availability of Palliative Care at home, primary, secondary, and tertiary settings

Contact us

Allison Vuljoin, 225-219-0229