Virtual Summit 2021 Schedule

KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

Last But Not Least: Embracing Elderhood and Reimagining Life, presented by Louise Aronson, MD

 

 

 

Watch Your Language: Three Problems with Language in Palliative Care, presented by Jennifer Ballentine, MA

 

 

Finding Wisdom in Challenging Times,
presented by Michelle Maldonado, JD

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 22: FULL AGENDA     |     WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23 FULL AGENDA

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AT-A-GLANCE AGENDA (June 22 & 23, 2021)

DAY 1: Tuesday, June 22, 2021

11:30 am – 11:50 pm

OPENING/WELCOME

Judy Thomas, JD, CEO, Coalition for Compassionate Care of California

 

11:50 am – 12:50 pm

KEYNOTE | Last But Not Least: Embracing Elderhood and Reimagining Life

Louise Aronson, MD, MFA, Professor, University of California San Francisco, Division of Geriatrics

 

12:50 pm – 1:50 pm

GENERAL SESSION | Increasing Access to Community-Based Palliative Care: Three States’ Approaches

Kathleen Kerr; Vicki Buchda, MS, RN, NEA-BC; Jeannette G. Koijane, MPH

 

1:50 pm – 2:10 pm

BREAK

 

2:10 pm – 3:10 pm

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

B1 | The Impact of ACP in the Acute Setting

Douglas Wilson, MD, FAAFP, Providence Queen of the Valley

 

B2 | Between a Rock and a Tender Place: Unique Dynamics of Pediatric Palliative Care

Rev Susan A Cosio, MDiv, BCC, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

 

B3 | What’s Going on Nationally with POLST?

Amy Vandenbroucke, JD, Executive Director, National POLST

 

B4 | Best Practices in Palliative Dementia Care

Maribeth Gallagher, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FAAN, Hospice of the Valley, Phoenix, AZ

 

B5 | Grant-funded Free Palliative Care Telehealth Service for People with COVID Disease Burden

Chikal A. Patel, MD, Optum/United Health Group; and Leah J. Jones, MD Tucson Medical Center

 

B6 | ACP Innovations in Community Outreach, including Faith and Diverse Communities

Hope Young, Advance Care Planning Coordinator, Kokua Mau; and Susie Lee, RN, BSN, Kokua Mau

 

3:10 pm – 3:30 pm

BREAK

 

3:30 pm – 3:50 pm

INTERACTIVE | Drumming for Mindfulness

Jana Din

 

3:50 pm – 4:00 pm

CLOSING COMMENTS | Wrapping Up the Day – Looking Forward to Tomorrow

Judy Thomas, JD, CEO of the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California

 

5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

RECEPTION 

Hosted by Judy Thomas, JD, CEO of the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California


DAY 2: Wednesday, June 23, 2021

 

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

DAY 2 OPENING | State of the States

Judy Thomas, JD; Jeannette G. Koijane, MPH; Vicki Buchda, MS, RN, NEA-BC

 

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

KEYNOTE | Finding Wisdom in Challenging Times

Michelle Maldonado, JD, Founder, Lucenscia

 

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

KEYNOTE | Watch Your Language: Three Problems with Language in Palliative Care

Jennifer Moore Ballentine, MA, Executive Director, CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care

 

2:00 pm – 2:20 pm

BREAK

 

2:20 pm – 3:20 pm

FACILITATED GROUP DISCUSSIONS

 

3:30 pm – 3:40 pm

BREAK

 

3:40 pm – 3:55 pm

INTERACTIVE | Meditation

Michelle Maldonado, JD, Founder, Lucenscia

 

3:55 pm – 4:00 pm

CLOSING

Judy Thomas, JD, CEO, Coalition for Compassionate Care of California