Harvard Medical SchoolCenter for Palliative Care

PCFHI

(#3424554)

Directors

J. Andrew Billings, MD
Susan D. Block MD
Eva Chittenden, MD
Kristen Schaefer, MD

When

Thursday-Saturday
April 3-5, 2014

Where

The Colonnade Hotel
Boston, MA

Brochure

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Tuition

$825 physicians;
$675 all others

CMEs

A maximum of 18.25

In Massachusetts
Opioid Education/Pain Management: A maximum of 2.25
End-of-Life Care: A maximum of 18.25

All CMEs are AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

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Harvard Medical School (HMS) adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is HMS's policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g., planners, faculty, authors, reviewers, and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that HMS may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.

Course Directors

J. Andrew Billings, MD
Consultant, Cambridge Health Alliance
Former Director, Palliative Care Service, Massachusetts General Hospital
Co-Director, Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Susan D. Block, MD
Chair, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital
Co-Director, Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care
Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Eva H. Chittenden, MD, FACP, FAAHPM
Associate Director and Director of Education, Palliative Care Service, Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Kristen G. Schaefer, MD
Director of Medical Student and Resident Education, Division of Adult Palliative Care, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital
Director, Supportive Cardiology Initiative
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Faculty

Janet L. Abrahm, MD
Attending Physician, Division of Adult Palliative Care, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Corinne Alexander, MD
Attending Physician, Palliative Care Service, Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Tracy Balboni, MD, MPH
Clinical Director, Supportive and Palliative Radiation Oncology Service, Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital
Core Researcher, Center for Outcomes and Policy Research and Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School
Rachelle E. Bernacki, MD, MS
Director of Quality Initiatives, Division of Adult Palliative Care, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Mary K. Buss, MD, MPH
Director, Ambulatory Palliative Care Services, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Clinical Champion, Palliative Care/Advance Illness Disease Management Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization
Gynecological Medical Oncology, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Helen Chen, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center/Hebrew Senior Life
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of California, San Francisco
Zara Cooper, MD, MSc
Interim Associate Director of the Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Akshay Desai, MD, MPH
Associate Director, Brigham Cardiovascular Consultants, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Marshall Forstein, MD
Director of Training, Division of Adult Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

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Tejal Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS
President, National Patient Safety Foundation
Richard D. Goldstein, MD
Senior Physician, Division of Pediatric Palliative Care, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
John Halporn, MD
Attending Physician, Division of Adult Palliative Care, Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Todd Hultman, PhD, ACNP, ACHPN
Nurse Practitioner and Co-Director, Inpatient Palliative Care Consultation Service, Massachusetts General Hospital
Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH
Chief, Palliative Care Service, Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Mihir M. Kamdar, MD
Director, Cancer Pain Clinic, Department of Interventional Pain, Department of Palliative Care, Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor in Medicine and Anesthesia, Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Joshua R. Lakin, MD
Attending Physician, Division of Adult Palliative Care, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Cindy Lien, MD
Attending Physician, Palliative Care Service, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Attending Physician, Hospital Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Ernest I. Mandel, MD
Associate Physician, Division of Renal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Staff Nephrologist, Hebrew SeniorLife
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Edward Marcantonio, MD, MS
Section Chief of Research, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Site Director, Harvard Medical School Fellowship in General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Guy Maytal, MD
Associate Director, Ambulatory Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
Director, Primary Care Psychiatry and Urgent Care Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP
Director, Center to Advance Palliative Care
Vice Chair for Public Policy and Professor, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Cynthia W. Moore, PhD
Assistant in Psychology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Director, Marjorie E. Korff PACT Program (Parenting At a Challenging Time)
Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Judith E. Nelson, MD, JD
Director, Respiratory Care Unit and Associate Director, Medical Intensive Care, Mount Sinai Medical Center
Director, Medical Critical Care Research and Translation
Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine and Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Walter J. O'Donnell, MD
Assistant Chief of Medicine for Clinical Operations and Quality, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Terrence O'Malley, MD
Medical Director, Non-Acute Care Services, Partners HealthCare
Medical Director, Partners HealthCare at Home
Medical Director, Spaulding Nursing and Therapy Center, North End
Clinical Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Stephanie Patel, MD
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston
Kathleen Puntillo, RN, PhD, FAAN, FCCM
Professor Emerita and Research Scientist, Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco
Todd Rinehart, LICSW, ACHP-SW
Clinical Social Worker, Palliative Care Service, Massachusetts General Hospital
Rachel P. Rosovsky, MD, MPH
Attending Physician, Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Ronald Schouten, MD, JD
Director, Law and Psychiatry Service, Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Robert Truog, MD
Senior Associate in Critical Care Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital
Executive Director of the Institute for Professionalism and Ethical Practice, Boston Children's Hospital
Director of Clinical Ethics, Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Chair of the Harvard Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight Committee (ESCRO)
Professor of Medical Ethics, Anesthesiology, and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Mark V. Williams, MD, FACP, MHM
Director, Center for Health Services Research, University of Kentucky Healthcare
Vice Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
Interim Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine, University of Kentucky

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