Palliative medicine optimizes your quality of life through support tailored to your individual needs. Our team of experts will help guide you and your family through any stage of a serious illness or health problem. We'll work to improve communication between you, your family, and your health care providers. Together, we'll discuss your treatment choices, decision making and planning for your future, and managing your illness at home to avoid hospitalization.
It's never too early to start palliative care. We can prevent or provide relief from symptoms like:
Lesley Goulding, MSN, FNP is a family nurse practitioner with experience in oncology, home health, and hospice care. She appreciates team-based care in palliative medicine and the benefits it can provide to patients with any chronic health condition.
Lesley graduated from Kaplan University-Iowa as a family nurse practitioner and is a board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. In her free time she enjoys gardening, biking, and spending time with her family.
Jamie Kelley-Kinyon, MSW, LCSW, ACSW is a licensed clinical social worker certified in palliative medicine. She is dedicated to helping patients and families find the best paths and resources to address their social, emotional, and spiritual needs. She is a co-founder of the Magic Valley Quality of Life Coalition and a board member of the Idaho Quality of Life Coalition.
Jamie enjoys all kinds of outdoor activites, especially hiking, kayaking, and cross-country skiing. She loves to travel and delights in exploring new places and people.
Frances Willetts, NP is a board certified acute care nurse practitioner specializing in palliative medicine. She also has experience in cardiology and hospital medicine. She is passionate about educating her patients so they can make informed decisions. Her goal is to improve quality of life for her patients and their families.
Fran earned her master's degree from Allen College and is working toward certification in palliative medicine from California State University. In her free time she enjoys camping, golfing, hiking, travel, and spending time with her family.