Pediatric Palliative Care
The Rainbow Kids Palliative Care Program is an interdisciplinary consultation service for children with a life-threatening illness and their families. The team is specially trained to address the physical, emotional, and spiritual issues faced during chronic illness and at death.
Our experienced team has compassion and understanding to work with you and your physician to help find the path that is best for your child and your family.
Our Pediatric Palliative Care Services are provided through the Rainbow Kids Palliative Care Program.
Common problems addressed by the team include:
- Medical decision making
- Setting goals of care
- Facilitating communication between the patient/family and the health care team
- Advance care planning
- Symptom management for chronically ill and dying children
- Bereavement of parents and siblings
Referrals may be Made Monday Through Friday by Calling:
Medical Center (PCMC)
|100 North Mario Capecchi Dr.
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
M. Joan Sheetz, M.D.Locations
|Primary Children's Medical Center||(801) 662-3770|
|Primary Children's Medical Center||(801) 662-3645|
Specialties: Pain Medicine & Palliative Care, Pediatric Inpatient Medicine, Pediatric Palliative Care
Holly Spraker-Perlman, M.D., M.S.Locations
|Primary Children's Medical Center||(801) 662-4700|
Specialties: Pediatric Hematology & Oncology, Pediatric Palliative Care
Sharon M. Weinstein, M.D., FAAHPMLocations
|Huntsman Cancer Hospital||(801) 585-0157|
|VA - Building #1||(801) 582-1565|
Specialties: Neurology, Pain Management, Pain Medicine, Pain Medicine & Palliative Care, Pediatric Palliative Care