Marie Toshinari Miao, MSW, LCSW, is the inpatient palliative care social worker and bereavement coordinator
at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian. Marie came from a background in
outpatient palliative and hospice care and continues to have a strong
passion in this field. Marie strives to ensure patient’s quality
of life through counseling services, goals of care discussion, resources,
and education focused on the life impact and life adjustments related
to their serious illness.