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June 26, 2024
Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Serious Illness Care

Manuel Fanarjian, MD
June 12, 2024
Tell Me About Your Parent, Tell Me About Your Child: What pediatric and adult palliative care clinicians can learn from each other, and how to teach these lessons during palliative care fellowship

Miranda Ravicz, MD
June 05, 2024
Tip of the Iceberg. Carrying the Narrative of Advance Care Decisions in Children with Medical Complexity Across Care Settings

Christine Cahaney, MD & Ruth Myles, NP
May 29, 2024
The Civilian's Guide to Palliative Care for Military Veterans

Madison Bakken, DNP, FNP-C

May 22, 2024
The Bigger Picture:
The Story of Surgical Intervention in Pediatric & Young Adult Serious Illness


Danielle Ellis, MD, MA

May 15, 2024
Revolutionizing Recovery:
A Fresh Approach to Caring for Patients with Substance Use Disorder


Addison Sember, PharmD

May 08, 2024
Trauma-Informed Care for Older Adult Populations

Monique Hedmann, MD, MPH

April 24, 2024
Shackled at the End of Life: Palliative Care in the Context of a Growing Incarcerated Geriatric Population

Dorreen Danesh, MD

April 17, 2024
"Dígame más":
Serious Illness Communication with Latino Patients and their Families


Ramon Rodriguez, MD

April 10, 2024
Palliative Care through an African Lens:
incorporating Culture and Clergy in EOL Care


Maureen Villars, DNP

April 03, 2024
Active Allyship

Rosa Terrance, CNP

March 27, 2024
Palliative Care in Glioblastoma

Presenter: John Rhee, MD, MPH


March 13, 2024

Death by a Thousand Cuts:
Opportunities for Palliative Care in Chronic Critical Illness


Katherine Walker, MD, MSc


March 06, 2024

Review of Heart Failure Management in Older Adults

Hussein Almadhoun, MD


February 28, 2024

Strengthening Palliative Care Partnerships with SLP (Part 2):
Supporting Participation of Communication Vulnerable Individuals
in Serious Illness Conversations


Audrey Cohen, MS, CCC-SLP
Sarah Gendreau, MS, CCC-SLP
Elizabeth Lindenberger, MD
Stephanie Scibilia, MS, CCC-SLP
Rachel Towbin, MS, CCC-SLP


February 21, 2024

End-of-life Decision Making for Black/African American Older Adults Living with Dementia and the Lived Experiences of their Family Caregivers

Karen O. Moss, PhD, RN, CNL


February 14, 2024

Work Sustainability

Amanda Moment, LICSW


February 07, 2024

Bridging the Gap: Palliative Care for Adults Living with Sickle Cell Disease

Sharl Azar, MD, Stephanie Kiser, MD, MPH and Michelle Diop, MD


January 31, 2024

Palliative Care for People with Dementia

Peter Rabins, MD, MPH


January 24, 2024

Chronic Pain in Aging and Serious Illness: Clinical Practice Pearls

Lisa LaRowe, PhD & Katie Fitzgerald Jones, PhD, ACHPN, CARN-AP


January 17, 2024

What we learn from listening

Anna Gosline


January 10, 2023

HIV and Aging: Caught in the In Between

Matthew Russell, MD and Virginia Triant, MD, MPH


December 20, 2023

Medical Assistance in Dying- What palliative care,
geriatric and hospice providers in Massachusetts should know


John Halporn, MD


December 06, 2023

Honoring Wishes on an Unclear Path: Aging and Palliative Care in the ICU

Corey Fehnel, MD


November 29, 2023
"What about a nerve block?" Interventions for Cancer-Related Pain

David Hao, MD


November 15, 2023
Finding Your Voice, Raising Your Voice:
Reflective Writing in Medical Practice


Sunita Puri, MD


November 08, 2023

Improving Care for Children
with Severe Neurological Impairments and Their Families


Jori Bogetz, MD


November 01, 2023

Family Experiences in the ICU: Decision Making and Family Distress

Alexia Torke, MD, MS


October 25, 2023

Hospice Care in America: Opportunities and Challenges

Patrick White, MD, PhD


October 18, 2023

Results from the PediQUEST Response to Pediatric Oncology
Suffering Experience (Response) RCT


Veronica Dussel, MD


October 11, 2023

From Care Provider to Caregiver to Care Provider:
Navigating the Dual Roles After My Child's Cancer Diagnosis


Sarah McCarthy, PhD, MPH


October 04, 2023

PalliatED: A New Wave of Palliative Integration into the ED

Carter Neugarten, MD


September 27, 2023

Microaggressions and its Macroimpact: Surviving Difficult Spaces

Kimberly Angelia Curseen, MD, FAAHPM


September 20, 2023

Balancing Compassion and Concern: A Palliative Harm Reduction Clinic for Patients with Substance Use Disorders and Cancer-Related Pain

Sachin Kale, MD

Setting Sail for Success:Anchoring Teaching to Learning Objectives

Ashima Lal, MD

September 13, 2023
The Safari Concept: Methodological Strategies for Effective Family Engagements within the African End-of-Life Cultural Framework

Susan Block, MD & Christian Ntizimira, MD, MMSc

June 28, 2023
Pediatric Palliative Care in a Post-Roe Era: A Call to Advocacy and Action

Amy Porter, MD, PhD & Sarah Halix, MD

June 21, 2023
Beneath the Surface: Managing Refractory Pain in the Setting of Calciphylaxis

Michelle Diop, MD

June 14, 2023
"What do we say to them?": Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Clinical Distress in Pediatric Palliative Care

Thomas Haire, DNP & Jennifer Donovan, MSW, LCSW
June 7, 2023
Palliative Care in the ED: Is This Really an Emergency?

Jamyl N. Walker, DNP, MSN, AGNP-C

May 31, 2023
Insomnia in the Adult Palliative Care Population

James Jackson, MD

May 24, 2023
"Somebody hug the interpreter": Enhancing palliative care partnership with medical interpreters in the care of families of children with serious illness

Allison Wise, MD

May 17, 2023
Buprenorphine for Pain Management

Allyson Beechy, PharmD

April 26, 2023
Bridging the Gaps Between Pediatric and Adult Palliative Care

Chantelle Harry, MD

April 19, 2023
Yes, but when should we REALLY worry about methadone and torsades? What palliative care can learn from addiction medicine's controversy over EKG screening

Gabriel Wishik-Miller, MD, MPH

April 12, 2023
"The Backbone of Community Care" : Addressing Caregiver Strain through Screening and Resource Identification

Danielle Harris, MSN, AGACNP-BC

April 5, 2023
Safety First, Not Second: Addressing Patient Safety After Diagnosing Dementia

Catherine Lumb, MD

March 29, 2023
Supporting the Caregiver

Linsey Barker, DO

March 15, 2023
Practical Cannabis Counseling for Patients

Caroline Cubbison, MD

March 8, 2023
Strengthening Palliative Care Partnerships with Speech Language Pathology: Reframing the narrative for seriously ill patients with dysphagia and communication vulnerabilities

Blair Robinson, MD
Jameson Cooper, MS, CCC-SLP
Courtney Munro, MA, CCC-SLP

March 1, 2023
Reimagining Supportive Care for Hospitalized Patients with Cancer

Daniel Lage, MD, MSc

February 22, 2023
Primary Palliative Care in Heart Failure

Dio Kavalieratos, PhD, FAAHPM

February 15, 2023
Painting and Understanding our Sensory Realities in Virtual Reality Environments

Sarah Ticho

February 8, 2023
Delirium in Older Adults: Clinical and Research Updates

Sharon Inouye, MD

February 1, 2023
Formulation & Countertransference in Everyday Clinical Practice

Keri Brenner, MD, MPA
Danielle Chammas, MD
Leah Rosenberg, MD
Daniel Shalev, MD

Janunary 25, 2023
The Science and Art of Resilience: Lessons learned from patients, families, and communities

Abby Rosenberg, MD

Janunary 18, 2023
"Surviving the Tween Years": Navigating the Early to Mid-Year Transition in Academic Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Bethany-Rose Daubman, MD
Andrew Lawton, MD
Sudha Natarajan, CNP, PhD
Leah Rosenberg, MD
April Zehm, MD

Janunary 11, 2023
Being with Grief and Loss: Spiritual Care for Those Left Behind

Rev. Jennifer Bailey

January 04, 2023
Hospice and Palliative Medicine for Preclinical Students: Assessing the Impact of a Clinical Immersion for First-Year Medical and Dental Students

Kirsten Engel, MD

December 07, 2022
Reimagining Geriatrics and Palliative Care Specialty Training

Elizabeth Lindenberger, MD

November 30, 2022
Supportive Care Clinic - A novel model of embedded pediatric palliative oncology

Katharine Brock, MD

November 16, 2022
Is There a Role for Prognostic AI Models in Clinical Practice? Results of a Recent Prospective Study

Finly Zachariah, MD

November 9, 2022
The Science of Caregiving

Debra Parker Oliver, PhD, MSW

November 2nd, 2022
Enhancing Coping in Patients with Advanced Cancer

Joseph Greer, PhD

October 26th, 2022
Identifying Phenotypes of Distress in Outpatient Palliative Care

Ali John Zarrabi, MD

October 19th, 2022
Bias, Labeling, and Empathy: The Silent Triad Impacting Patient Care

Alexis Drutchas, MD

October 12th, 2022
Effectiveness of an algorithmic approach to ventilator withdrawal at the end of life

Presented by: Margaret Campbell, PhD

October 5th, 2022
Nausea and Vomiting in Cancer Patients: Considerations in Evaluation and Management

Danielle M. Noreika, MD, FACP, FAAHPM
Emily Rivet, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS

September 28th, 2022
Dignity in Care: The Human Side of Medicine

Presented by: Harvey Max Chochinov, MD

September 21st, 2022
Moving Beyond "Tell Me More": Level Up Your Approach to Cross-Cultural Interactions

Presented by: Irene Yeh, MD, MPH

September 14th, 2022
"What I Wish Clinicians Knew" Caregiver Perspectives on Grief and Bereavement in Pediatric Palliative Care

Presented by: Lauren Cramer, MSW, LICSW
Eleanor Frechette, MSW, LCSW

September 7th, 2022
Development of a Serious Illness Communication Model in a pressure cooker: A Brazilian COVID ICU

Presented by: Daniel Neves-Forte, MD, PhD

June 29th, 2022
To Care is to Cure: Applying Palliative Care to Surgical Patients

Presented by: Matthew Bartek, MD

June 22nd, 2022
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Decisions around Tracheostomy

Presented by:Frances Flanagan MB, BCh, BAO
Sheila Osterhaus MS, RN, CPNP-PC, CHPPN

June 15th, 2022
Naming the SHAME: Talking about substance use disorder and complex pain in Palliative Care

Presented by:Charmaine Lastimoso, MPH, MSN, NP-C, CARN-AP

June 8th, 2022
Narrative Medicine: Teaching Understanding, Empathy, and Social Justice

Presented by:Sophia Bellin Warren

June 1st, 2022
Reframing Falls as a Transition of Care

Presented by:Julia Gallagher, MD

May 25th, 2022
"There are beautiful flowers there" - Palliative Care in Latin America and the experiences of Undocumented Latinx Patients in the U.S.

Presented by:Boris Martinez Recinos, MD

May 18th, 2022
Unintentional Weight Loss in Older Adults

Presented by:Tolulope Famuyiro, MD, MPH

May 11th, 2022
Communication in Chaos: A Call to Action for Emergency Medicine

Presented by:Emily Aaronson, MD

May 4th, 2022
Provision of safe access to opioids in patients with advanced cancer in the setting of the opioid epidemic

Presented by:Joseph Ricciutti, PharmD

April 20th, 2022
Concurrent Hospice and Dialysis Care: Can it be done?

Presented by:Jessica Cruz Whitley, MD

April 13th, 2022
Riding the Wave: Describing and Supporting Provider "Grief"

Presented by:
Sarah Eastland, MSW, LCSW
Hadley Bloomhardt, MD

April 6th, 2022
Burnout, Shame, Vulnerability & Resilience: In the Era of COVID-19 How do we Practice Primordial Prevention?

Presented by: Emelia Benjamin, MD, ScM, FACC, FAHA
March 30th, 2022
Have you talked with my family? Exploring end-of-life care in the Hispanic/Latino community

Presented by:Angela Banks Paulino, MD

March 23rd, 2022
Palliative Care: The Nursing Model In Practice

Presented by:Sara D'Arpino, MSN, AGPCNP-BC

March 16th, 2022
Dying at home: historical, clinical, and sociological perspectives

Presented by:Helen Knight, MD

March 9th, 2022
A Hidden Network of Support: Illuminating the Work of Palliative Care with Referring Teams

Presented by:Jessica Logeman, MD, MHSc

March 2nd, 2022
"Don't you dare tell him that he is dying" - Practicing Palliative Care Social Work in Vietnamese Culture

Presented by:Quynh Xuan Nguyen Truong, MPH

February 23rd, 2022
LGBTQ Care in Geriatrics

Presented by:Olivia Ahrendsen, MD

February 16th, 2022
Managing opioid complexity in individuals with serious illness

Presented by:Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD

February 2nd, 2022
Integrating Behavioral Health into Hospice and Palliative Medicine: What, Why, Who, and How

Presented by:Daniel Shalev, MD

January 26th, 2022
Measuring Frailty in Older Adults: Conceptual Models, Assessment Strategies, and Clinical Implications.

Presented by:Tamra Keeney, DPT, PhD

January 19th, 2022
In the shadows: perspectives of family members of people with advanced kidney disease

Presented by:Ann O'Hare

January 5th, 2022
Spiritual Care for Generalists and Specialists: Integrating Research and Practice

Presented by:Sarah Byrne-Martelli, DMin BCC

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