Palliative Care

Palliative Care: Partners for a Better Life

Our interdisciplinary team of physicians, advance practice nurses, clinical social workers, and chaplains collaborate with you as you face serious illness, with the ultimate goal of alleviating your symptoms and giving you the best possible quality of life as you receive treatment. You define your goals. We provide the tools to achieve them.

palliative care illustration

The North Memorial Health Advantage

  • North Memorial Health Palliative Care helps you experience the best possible quality of life as you are going through treatment for serious illness. The palliative care team includes physicians, nurse practitioners, and social workers with specialized training and certification in communication, support for advance care planning, and symptom management.
  • We provide care throughout the course of any illness, at any stage.
  • We focus on helping you manage any distressing symptoms and helping you define your goals for living well.

Meet Your Healthcare Co-Pilots

Our highly trained experts empower you with the knowledge and the support you need to get the healthcare you want.

Gail Novacheck headshot

Gail S. Novacheck, APRN, GNP, ACHPN

Palliative Care
I believe health care should encompass a holistic approach.
View Full Bio
Joseph Sicora headshot

Joseph J. Sicora, MD

Palliative Care, Family Medicine, Hospice
I work to deliver exceptional service and compassionate care to all our customers.
View Full Bio
Tria Lor headshot

Tria Lor, MD

Palliative Care, Family Medicine
I am passionate about getting to know my customers and educating them about healthy living.
View Full Bio
Melissa Klein Headshot

Melissa Klein, DNP, APRN, CNP

Palliative Care
View Full Bio
Kristine Allen headshot

Kristine M. Allen, CNP

Palliative Care, Geriatrics
My goal is to improve my customer’s quality of life.
View Full Bio
Kristin Babine Dinnen Headshot

Kristin E. Babine-Dinnen, APRN, DNP

Palliative Care
I build relationships between family and care team to maintain customer’s dignity, autonomy, and quality of life through all stages of decision making.
View Full Bio
Julie Goldfine Headshot

Julie Goldfine, DNP, CNP

Palliative Care
I'm an advocate for improving my customer's quality of life and providing education for managing complex, chronic conditions.
View Full Bio
Anna Benson headshot

Anna Benson, APRN, CNP

Palliative Care
I aim to provide holistic and empowering healthcare through life's many transitions.
View Full Bio