THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2021

8:55 - 9:10 AMWelcome & Announcements
9:10 - 9:20 AM Opening Remarks
9:20 - 9:45  AMPDF icon Introduction to City of Hope, End-of-Life History, and Keynote Introduction
Vijay Trisal,  MD
9:45 - 10:15 AMPDF iconThe Future of Palliative Care: After the Storm
Betty Ferrell, PhD, RN
10:15 - 10:45 AMPDF iconPrognostication 
Christian T. Sinclair, MD
10:45 - 11:15 AMPDF iconAdvance Care Planning
Michael Hochman, MD, MPH
11:30 - 12:00PMPDF iconCultural 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 - 1:00 PMPDF iconThe Role of Hospice 
Yelena Zatulovsky, LCAT, LPMT, MA, MT-BC, CCLS, HPMT 
2:00 - 2:45 PMPDF iconPediatric End-of-Life Care
Glen I. Komatsu, MD 
2:45 - 3:30 PMPDF iconGeriatric End of Life Care
Susan Elizabeth Wang, MD, HMDC 
3:45 - 4:15 PM    PDF iconThe Actively Dying Patient
Purvi Patel, MD, MBA 
4:15 - 5:00 PM PDF iconPalliative Sedation, Compassionate Extubation & VSED
Sorin Buga, MD 

 FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2021

8:30 - 8:40 AMAnnouncements
8:40 - 8:45 AMKeynote Introduction                                                                         
Steven T. Rosen, MD 
8:45 - 9:15 AMPDF icon Keynote Lecture 
Azra Raza, MD 
9:15 - 9:45 AMPDF iconPatient/Family Voices  
Blanca Rivas LCSW, ACPH-SW, CSW-G 
Victoria Ramirez, LCSW, ACHP-SW

9:45 - 10:15 AM

PDF icon Grief & Bereavement
Kimberly Shapiro, MD 
10:30 - 11:45 AMPDF icon Covid Perspectives Panel 
Satheesh Gunaga, DO 
Elizabeth S. Plemmons, MD
Thomas R. McKeown, MD, FACEP 
11:45 - 1:00 PMPDF iconMedical Aid in Dying Panel
Kim Callinan, MPP, PMP 
David R. Grube, MD 
Susan Gess, PharmD, APH
Bonnie McKeegan, LCSW 
2:00 - 3:00 PMPDF iconReligion & End of Life Practices  
The Rev. Alice Cabotaje, MDiv, BCC, ACPE 
Zhiyun Cai, PhD, BCC-PCHAC 
Robert Drake, MDiv, MSci 
3:00 - 3:20 PMPDF iconHome Funerals 
Jerrigrace Lyons 
3:40 - 4:00 PMPDF iconThe Death Doula
Francesca Arnoldy 
4:00 - 4:20 PMPDF iconThe Green Burial
Sarah J. Hernandez, MD 
4:20 - 4:40 PM PDF iconThe Living Wake
Stefanie Mooney, MD 
4:40 - 5:00 PM    PDF iconExtraterrestrial Burial
Eric D. Mecusker, DO