Fourth Annual Palliative Care Conference
Palliative Care Across The Lifespan
Friday, May 8, 2015
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Rangos Research Center
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
The Fourth Annual Palliative Care Conference for health care professionals will be held Friday, May 8 at the Rangos Research Center at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
The theme of this year’s conference is Palliative Care Across The Life Span.
Clinical and Professionals Session
Keynote Speaker: Charles Von Gunten, MD, PhD, FACP, FAAHPM, Vice President, Medical Affairs, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, OhioHealh - Columbus, Ohio.
Dr. Von Gunten will give a presentation on the history of the development of palliative care, followed by sessions on ethical dilemmas, moreal distress, and small group sessions addressing transitions, perinatal and adult palliative care.
CME and CEU credits are available for this conference.
This year’s conference is presented by:
- The Supportive Care Department of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
- UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute
- University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences
Gracious support for this year’s conference is provide by Matt’s Hugs.