This award program is designed to recognize and encourage graduating medical and nursing students who demonstrate an interest in palliative care and end-of-life issues. The annual awards are presented to a graduating medical student from the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine and a graduating nursing student from each of the following:► Read More
University of Oklahoma College of Nursing
Oklahoma City University’s Kramer School of Nursing
University of Central Oklahoma Department of Nursing
Southern Nazarene University School of Nursing
Langston University School of Nursing
About Dr. Hussein
As a doctor of oncology and hematology at Integris Health in Oklahoma City, Dr. Khader K. Hussein has offered comfort to patients facing serious illnesses since 1967.
During his 50 years of service to the field, Dr. Hussein has mentored countless medical and…► Read More
nursing students teaching them to provide patients with the ability to enjoy quality moments without the confinement of a hospital bed.
Dr. Hussein was a leading force in the establishment of the Cancer Care Center at Integris Southwest Medical Center in Oklahoma City. He has also served Hospice of Oklahoma County as a volunteer medical director from 1990-1995 and later as a board member. He remains a guiding influence for the organization.
In honor of Dr. Hussein’s services, the Hospice Foundation of Oklahoma established the Khader K. Hussein Awards in Palliative Care at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation. The award recognizes and encourages graduating nursing and medical students who demonstrate an interest in palliative care and end-of-life issues.
For more information on the Oklahoma City Community Foundation, visit occf.org.