Julie Kasem, MS, PA-C

Julie Kasem, MS, PA, is a graduate of the Northeastern University Physician Assistant Program. She completed a one-year clinical fellowship in Palliative Care and Hospice at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center.

During her time as a fellow, she developed and implemented a protocol to insure that veterans being admitted to the hospital had the opportunity to document their treatment preferences.

She went on to practice palliative care and hospice in the inpatient and outpatient settings as a clinical consultant. Mrs. Kasem understands the need for end-of-life education in medical training and therefore became a lecturer at the Keck USC School of Medicine, Palliative Care Program, teaching the importance of end-of-life care and advanced care planning.