National experts in palliative care research and practice presented highly engaging plenary sessions at the 2017 National Symposium for Academic Palliative Care Education and Research.
Jean Kutner, MD, MSPH, University of Colorado Hospital and School of Medicine, gave the opening keynote address, “Enhancing Care for People with Serious Advanced Illness through Evidence Generation and Research Infrastructure Development,” sharing a wealth of resources available to researchers interested in improving care for those with serious illness. Comments from attendees included, “I had no idea the resources were available,” and “Engaging keynote – great reminder for the passion in why we do this work!”
Marian Grant, DNP, Policy Consultant, Washington, DC, and Steven Pantilat, MD, MHM, FAAHPM of the University of California San Francisco discussed current and upcoming legislation, policy developments, and nuances in the measurement of quality for faculty to engage with. Moderator Tim Lash, MBA, of the West Health Institute introduced the topics and speakers.
Comments from attendees included, “Well-versed panel and super facilitator. Loved the Washington update.” “Timely, comprehensive.”
To read more about the Symposium, click HERE.
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DATES: October 11-12, 2018
ATTENDEES: Faculty From Universities Nationwide
LOCATION: The Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa Mission Bay, San Diego, California
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CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS & CME: Information to be announced