The Society will promote the highest quality of end-of-life care by physicians inCanada.
On behalf of its members the society will:
Advance the quality of life of the dying and their families.
Advance the field of palliative medicine.
Advance the interdisciplinary palliative care of patients and families.
Support the role of family physicians and other medical specialists in providing quality end-of-life care/palliative care through promotion of education and through advocacy.
Create a networking forum for palliative medicine physicians.
Promote and implement certification of physicians with special competence in palliative medicine.
Represent palliative medicine inCanadawith local, provincial, national organizations.