Palliative Care for ILD: Exploring Cannabis with Dr Rebecca Colman

Tune in as Dr. Rebecca Colman explains palliative care and symptom management in interstitial lung disease (ILD) and discusses the role of cannabis to alleviate symptoms.

In this webinar you will :

  • gain an understanding of palliative care means and who might benefit from a palliative care approach
  • learn about the types of symptoms experienced by people living with interstitial lung disease (ILD)
  • get insights into practical approaches to commonly encountered symptoms including the rational use of opioids and adjunctive agents including cannabis

Learn more about pulmonary fibrosis and palliative care

Dr. Rebecca Colman is a respirologist and palliative care physician at Sinai Health System and an Assistant Professor in the divisions of Respirology and Palliative Medicine at UofT. She trained in respirology and completed clinical fellowships in lung transplantation and palliative medicine all at UofT. She has an MSc in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety through the Institute for Health Policy Management and Evaluation, at UofT.

Her focus is on improving quality of life for patients with end-stage lung disease through work in the lung transplant program and in program development in palliative and supportive management for patients with non-malignant disease.