Our Mission

Our Coalition’s mission is to ensure that everyone in Massachusetts receives health care that honors their goals, values, and preferences.

Through the Coalition, we have an opportunity to build on the good work of clinicians, community groups, researchers, and leaders in health and government by coordinating efforts. Our combined initiatives will promote substantial, systemic change.

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Anna Gosline New ED of Mass. Coalition for Serious Illness Care

The Massachusetts Coalition for Serious Illness Care, a Boston-based coalition of more than 100 Bay State nonprofits that is seeking systemic change aimed at ensuring delivery of health care appropriate to all state residents, today announced that Anna Gosline has been named as its new executive director.

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Serious illness care coalition names new executive director

A group of healthcare organizations, professional associations, and nonprofits interested in improving treatment for patients facing serious illnesses has a new executive director. Anna Gosline will take over the role at the Massachusetts Coalition for Serious Illness Care from Richard Averbuch, who has retired.

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Anna Gosline featured in BBJ 40 Under 40

Gosline is listed among The Boston Business Journal's 2019 40 Under 40 honorees — an impressive group of burgeoning leaders making an impact on Massachusetts’ industries. They are doctors, young executives, law firm partners, entrepreneurs and innovative nonprofit and civic leaders who still find time to give back and volunteer in their communities.

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Research Spotlight

In 2017, we fielded a follow-up survey of Massachusetts residents focused on serious illness and end-of-life care. Download 2017 Report