Carolyn Longest, MA

After graduating with an MA in Medical Ethics in 1991, with a thesis entitled “Selected Aspects of Ethical and Legal Obligations of Physicians to Inform Terminally Ill Patients about the Alternative of Hospice,” Carolyn Longest served as the editor of the UPMC Health System Palliative Care and Hospice Newsletter, an educational resource for UPMC physicians. Her professional background is in bereavement, with specific interest in end-of-life care.

Representative Publications

Longest C. End of life care: whose responsibility? Sensabilities 1999; 3(1).