Dr. Grace Cordovano | CureTalks
Upon recognizing significant unmet needs and challenges in patients' experiences throughout their cancer diagnosis, Dr. Grace Cordovano founded Enlightening Results in 2010. As the culmination of her life's experiential learning and education, Dr. Cordovano is dedicated to fostering personalized patient advocacy services, specializing in the oncology space. She strategically guides patients & their carepartners through survivorship or end-of-life care planning with empathy, ensuring they are armed with the most pertinent, medically credible, easy to understand information and tools to make empowered decisions about their care. Dr. Cordovano is a champion for palliative care to be included earlier in cancer treatment planning paradigms. She amplifies the message that treatment planning must focus on treating the whole person, not just a clinical diagnosis. Dr. Cordovano is dedicated to ensuring people of all ages with chronic, debilitating diseases have access to palliative care, not only geriatric populations or the terminally ill. She is an advocate for leveraging digital technologies to enhance treatment of the whole person in the context of life-altering diagnoses as well as for palliative care to be meeting patients where they are. Dr. Cordovano completed her Masters and Ph.D. in Biochemistry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Bronx, NY). She is a board-certified patient advocate via the international credentialing of the Patient Advocate Certification Board. She served as one of 5 national e-patient ambassadors for the Coalition of Compassionate Care of California, a PCORI research project funded by the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award. Dr. Cordovano has been repeatedly recognized as Patient Advocate of the Year, most recently at the 2019 Health IT and Marketing & PR Community Conference Medigy Awards. She has been featured in StatNews, KevinMD, Tincture, The Healthcare Blog, US News & World Report, Kaiser News, etc. Follow her on Twitter at @GraceCordovano.
Palliative care is the active holistic care of people across all ages living with a life-limiting illness to live as well as possible,…