THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2021

8:00 - 8:50 AM     REGISTRATION/BREAKFAST
8:55 - 9:10 AM         Welcome & Announcements
Chandana Banerjee, MD, MPA 
9:10 – 9:20 AM    Opening Remarks
Steven T. Rosen, MD 
9:20 – 9:45AMIntroduction to City of Hope, End-of-Life History, and Keynote Introduction
Vijay Trisal,  MD
9:45 - 10:15 AM    Keynote Lecture
Betty Ferrell, PhD, RN
10:15 – 10:45 AMPrognostication 
Christian T. Sinclair, MD 
10:45 -11: 15 AMAdvanced Care Planning         
Michael Hochman, MD, MPH     
11:30 – 12:00PMCultural Aspects at the End of Life 
Alan Elbaum, MS 
12:00 -12:30 PM    Delivering End-of-Life News 
Stephen J. Forman, MD 
12:30 – 1:00The Role of Hospice 
Yelena Zatulovsky, LCAT, LPMT, MA, MT-BC, CCLS, HPMT 
2:00 -2:45 PMPediatric End-of-Life Care
Glen I. Komatsu, MD 
2:45 – 3:30 PMGeriatric End of Life Care
Susan Elizabeth Wang, MD, HMDC 
3:45 – 4:15 PM    The Actively Dying Patient
Purvi Patel, MD, MBA 
4:15 – 5:00 PM Palliative Sedation, Compassionate Extubation & VSED
Sorin Buga, MD 


FRIDAY DECEMBER 17, 2021

8:00 - 8:30 AM REGISTRATION/BREAKFAST
8:30 – 8:40 AMAnnouncements
Chandana Banerjee, MD, MPA
8:40-8:45 AMKeynote Introduction
Steven T. Rosen, MD 
8:45 – 9:15 AMKeynote Lecture
Azra Raza, MD 
9:15– 9:45 AMPatient/Family Voices 
Blanca Rivas LCSW, ACPH-SW, CSW-G 
Victoria Ramirez, LCSW, ACHP-SW
9:45 – 10:15 AMGrief & Bereavement
 Kimberly Shapiro, MD 
10:30 - 11:45 AMCovid Perspectives Panel 
Satheesh Gunaga, DO 
Elizabeth S. Plemmons, MD
Thomas R. McKeown, MD, FACEP 
11:45 – 1:00 PMMedical Aid in Dying Panel
Kim Callinan, MPP, PMP 
David R. Grube, MD 
Susan Gess, PharmD, APH
Bonnie McKeegan, LCSW 
2:00 – 3:00 PMReligion & End of Life Practices  
The Rev. Alice Cabotaje, MDiv, BCC, ACPE 
Zhiyun Cai, PhD, BCC-PCHAC 
Robert Drake, MDiv, MSci 
3:00 – 3:20 PMHome Funerals 
Jerrigrace Lyons 
3:40 – 4:00 PMThe Death Doula
Francesca Arnoldy 
4:00 – 4:20 PMThe Green Burial
Sarah J. Hernandez, MD 
4:20-4:40 PM The Living Wake
Stefanie Mooney, MD 
4:40 – 5:00 PM    Extraterrestrial Burial
Eric D. Mecusker, DO