Harvard Medical SchoolCenter for Palliative Care

PCFHI

(#3524554)

Directors

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

When

Thursday-Saturday
March 12-14, 2015

Where

The Colonnade Hotel
Boston, MA

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Tuition

$850 physicians
$700 all others

CMEs

Earn up to 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

In Massachusetts
Opioid Education/Pain Management Credits: A maximum of 5.00
End-of-Life Care Credits: A maximum of 18.75

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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
Former Director, Palliative Care Service, Massachusetts General Hospital
Co-Investigator, Serious Illness Care Program, Ariadne Labs
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
Director, Serious Illness Care Program, Ariadne Labs
Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Eva H. Chittenden, MD, FACP, FAAHPM
Director of Educational Programs, Palliative Care Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Subspecialty Educational Coordinator for Palliative Care, Department of Medicine, 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, Brigham and Women's Hospital
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
Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Associate 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
Deputy Director of the Serious Illness Care Program, Ariadne Labs
Assistant Professor of 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

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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
Tejal Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS
President, National Patient Safety Foundation
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
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
Clinical Director and Co-Founder, Program in Sudden Unexpected Death In Pediatrics (SUDP)
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Jeffrey L. Greenwald, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
John Halporn, 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
Todd Hultman, PhD, ACNP, ACHPN
Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Care Service, Massachusetts General Hospital
Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH
Chief, Palliative Care Division, Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Mihir M. Kamdar, MD
Co-Director, Cancer Pain Clinic, Divisions of Anesthesia Pain and Palliative Care, Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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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
Guy Maytal, MD
Associate Director, Ambulatory Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
Director, Primary Care Psychiatry and Urgent Care Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
Palliative Care Psychiatry Liaison, Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor in 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
Clinical Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Chief of Medicine for Clinical Operations and Quality, Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Terrence O'Malley, MD
Former Medical Director, Non-Acute Care Services, Partners HealthCare
Former Medical Director, Partners HealthCare at Home
Former Medical Director, Spaulding Nursing and Therapy Center, North End
Clinical Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Joanna Paladino, MD
Research Fellow, Serious Illness Care Program, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Ariadne Labs
Stephanie Patel, MD
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston
Nicholas Sadovnikoff, MD, FCCM
Director, Critical Care Fellowship; Director, Critical Care Anesthesia; Co-Director, Surgical Intensive Care Units, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Amy Ship, MD
Staff Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Director, Katherine Swan Ginsburg Program for Humanism in Medicine, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Jane deLima Thomas, 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
Associate Director, Harvard Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Douglas B. White, MD, MAS
UPMC Endowed Chair for Ethics in Critical Care Medicine; Director, Program on Ethics and Decision Making in Critical Illness, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
Core Faculty Member, Center for Bioethics and Health Law
Associate Professor,  University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
David Yuppa, MD
Attending Psychiatrist, Division of Adult Psychosocial Oncology, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

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