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Ursula A. Mcveigh, M.D. Providence Employed Provider

Palliative Care Physician
Languages: English
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Dr. Ursula McVeigh joined the Providence Alaska Medical Group Palliative Care Department in 2014. She completed medical school training at Yale in 1999, internal medicine residency training at the University of Vermont Medical Center and Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. Her passion is to expand access to palliative care through clinical and training program development. Ursula was born in New York and has previously lived in Baltimore, MD, New Haven, CT and Burlington, VT. She was drawn to Alaska for its cultural diversity and for both urban and rural populations and the creativity involved in helping people in such different environments. She greatly enjoys the outdoors and spends her time hiking, cross country skiing and exploring Alaska.
Education
Institution
Type
Year
Yale University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1999
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Clinical Interests
  • Advance Directives Discussion
  • Artificial Nutrition And Hydration Discussion
  • Bereavement
  • Cancer Pain
  • Code Status Discussion And Documentation
  • Curative To Palliative Care Transition
  • Goals Of Care Discussion
  • Hospice And Palliative Care For Advance Illness
  • Hospice And Palliative Care For Cancer Patients
  • Molst Discussion And Documentation
  • Palliative Care
  • Palliative Care For Advance Illness Symptoms
  • Palliative Care For Cancer Symptoms
  • Palliative Care For Symptom Management
  • Palliative Care For Treatment Side Effects
  • Palliative Care For Wound Management
  • Palliative Care Management Of Anxiety
  • Palliative Care Management Of Chronic Pain
  • Palliative Care Management Of Delirium
  • Palliative Care Management Of Depression
  • Palliative Care Management Of Dyspnea
  • Palliative Care Management Of Fatigue
  • Palliative Care Management Of Intestinal Obstruction
  • Palliative Care Management Of Myoclonus
  • Palliative Care Management Of Nausea And Vomiting
  • Palliative Care Management Of Pain
  • Patient And Family End Of Life Care Support
  • Patient And Family Palliative Care Support
  • Post Hospitalization Hospice And Palliative Care
  • Quality Of Life Discussion And Management
  • Side Effects Of Cancer Treatment
  • Spiritual And Psychological Support
  • Treatment Appropriateness Discussion
 
Palliative Care - Administrative Offices
3200 Providence Drive
Suite B111

Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 212-2374
Palliative Care Services - Outpatient Clinic
3851 Piper Street
Tower U
Suite LL002

Anchorage, AK 99508
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Alaska Medical Center