Harvard Medical SchoolCenter for Palliative Care

Rounds

Palliative Care Rounds are offered through the HMS Center for Palliative Care and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care. Massachusetts General Hospital's Palliative Care Grand Rounds are also video-conferenced to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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HMS CPC Faculty Seminar Schedule (2013-2014)


Lunch is provided (except for MGH video-conferencing), please RSVP to Jennifer Winpenny.

HMS CPC Faculty Seminar Information

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Psychosocial Oncology Grand Rounds Information

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MGH Palliative Care Grand Rounds are held at the MGH Ether Dome (Bullfinch 430) and video-conferenced to DFCI in room Dana 2001A.

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PACT Rounds Information

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September 13, 2013, 12:30 - 2:00 pm - Smith 308/309, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Palliative Care and the Prison System: The Case of a 47-year-old Inmate with Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Presenters:
Linda Drury, PA, Physician Assistant, Intensive Palliative Care Unit, BWH
Robyn Kozachuk, BSN, MHA, Care Coordinator, BWH
Anne Munroe, MSW, LICSW, Clinical Social Worker, General Medicine Service, BWH
Reverend Vera O'Brine, Staff Chaplain, BWH

Discussant:
Tom Groblewski, DO, Statewide Medical Director, Massachusetts Partnership for Correctional Health

 

October 11, 2013, 12:30 - 2:00 pm - Jimmy Fund Auditorium, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Open, closed, early, late? A case-based, insider's view of how hospices determine eligibility

Speakers/Presenters:
Stephanie Patel, MD
Medical Director, Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston
Rebecca Sands, MD
Physician, Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston

Discussants:
Melissa Wachterman, MD
Judy Craney
Chief Operating Officer, Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston
Stephanie Patel, MD
Medical Director, Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston

 

November 8, 2013, 1:00 - 2:30 pm - Jimmy Fund Auditorium, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
PLEASE NOTE SPECIAL TIME

"I Can't Stop Thinking about Dying:" A Woman with Metastatic Lung Cancer, Major Depression, and Complicated Grief Struggles with Her Mortality

Discussants:
Vicki Jackson, MD
William Pirl, MD, MPH
Joseph Greer, PhD

 

December 13, 2013, 12:30 - 2:00 pm - Jimmy Fund Auditorium, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Navigating Untold Uncertainty: A Teen's Doomed Struggle To Live Until Transplant

Presenters:
Christopher Collura, MD, PACT Fellow
Megan Hardy, RN, BSN, ICU Nurse
Kristine McKenna, PhD, Transplant Psychologist

Discussants:
Greg Priebe, MD, ICU Attending Physician
Rick Goldstein, MD, PACT Attending

 

January 10, 2014, 12:30 - 2:00 pm - Smith 308/309, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Palliative Care for the ALS Patient

Presenters:
Kathleen Dunn, LICSW, Palliative Care Coordinator, VA Boston Healthcare System
Marika Hess, MD, Spinal Cord Injury Unit, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Palliative Care, VA Boston Healthcare System
Sheila Poswolsky, APRN, Palliative Care Team, VA Boston Healthcare System
Michal Skarf, MD, Director, Palliative Care, VA Boston Healthcare System

Discussant:
James Berry, MD, MPH, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital

 

February 14, 2014, 12:30 - 2:00 pm - Smith 308/309, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Living on the Edge: A 57 year-old man with end-stage liver disease awaits a liver transplant

Presenters:
Heidi Blake, MD
Annie Banks, LICSW
Hilary Womble, MD
Tara Ghaziani, MD

Discussant:
Nicholas Kontos, MD

 

March 21, 2014, 12:30 - 2:00 pm - Yawkey 306/307, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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April 11, 2014, 12:30 - 2:00 pm - Smith 308/309, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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May 9, 2014, 12:30 - 2:00 pm - Smith 308/309, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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