Alaska Native Medical Center

Palliative Care

The goal of palliative care is to improve the quality of life for patients and families dealing with life-threatening illness through a person-centered approach that addresses the physical, emotional, spiritual and cultural aspects of well-being.

The Palliative Care Program facilitates and supports an integration of palliative care philosophies and practices into the Alaska Tribal Health System.

Our services:

Patient and Provider Resources

The Palliative Care Program has developed innovative clinical tools to help with Advance Care Planning. To view and download the digital Advance Care Planning materials, click the links below:

Advance Care Planning Conversation Guide
Advance Care Directive Form
Wellness Map
Palliative Care Project ECHO
For additional information and resources, visit

To make an appointment, you must first receive a referral from your primary care provider or another specialty clinic. Patients previously seen in the Palliative Care Clinic can call the clinic directly for an appointment.

Clinic Hours and Contact Information

Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday
Phone: (907) 729-1112
Clinic Location:
Fourth floor of the Healthy Communities Building, 3900 Ambassador Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508