Harvard Medical SchoolCenter for Palliative Care




Susan D. Block, MD
Rachelle Bernacki, MD
J. Andrew Billings, MD


June 4-6, 2015


Omni Parker House
Boston, MA




$875 physicians, psychologists
$675 all others


Earn up to 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

In Massachusetts
End-of-Life Care Credits: A maximum of 12.00


Earn up to 17.75 Continuing Nursing Education Credits


Earn up to 18.00 Social Work Continuing Education Credits


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ACGME Competencies

This course is designed to meet the following Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education competencies:

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge
  • Practice-based learning and improvement
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professionalism
  • Systems-based practice


The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ claimed by physicians attending live events certified and organized in the United States for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ can be claimed through the agreement on mutual recognition of credits between UEMS and AMA, considered as being equal to the European Continuous Medical Education Credits (ECMEC©) granted by the UEMS. One AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is equivalent to one (1) hour of European EACCME Credit (ECMEC©), therefore up to 19.25 ECMEC© Credits are available. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Risk Management Credits in Massachusetts

This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 12.00 credits of Risk Management Study in of End-of-Life Care Studies. Sessions that qualify are marked with an asterisk.

Please check with your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.

Continuing Nursing Education Credits

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Association Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. A maximum of 17.75 Contact Hours will be awarded upon completion of an evaluation.

Social Work Continuing Education Credits

This program has been approved for 18 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number D70646.

Course Location and Travel

A limited number of specially priced, discounted rooms have been reserved until May 13, 2015 at:
Omni Parker House
60 School Street
Boston, MA 02108
800-843-6664 (+1-617-227-8600, outside U.S. and Canada)

Please specify that you are enrolled in this course to receive a reduced room rate of $289 single/double. Reservations should be made directly with the hotel only after acceptance to the course has been confirmed.

Please do not make non-refundable travel arrangements until you have received an email from the HMS DCE office confirming your paid registration.