Wednesday, May 29, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 PMREGISTRATION / LUNCH / EXHIBITS
1:00 - 5:00 PMWorkshop 1:
Supportive Oncology: Early Integration of Palliative Care

Moderators: Richard T. Lee, MD
                     Betty Ferrell, PhD, RN
                     Jamie Fertal, DO
1:00 - 5:00 PMWorkshop 2:
A Journey Through Life with Dementia 

Moderators: Jessica Empeño, MSW
                    Samantha Trad, MA
                    Ashley D. Fry, DNP, AGACNP-BC
                    Otttamissiah (Missy) Moore, BSN, RN
                    Rebekah Malloy, RN, BSN
                    Mickey MacIntyre
                    Kelly Wright, MSN, MBA
1:00 - 5:00 PMWorkshop 3:
Connections in Death

Moderator: Francesca Lynn Arnoldy, BS 
5:00 PMADJOURN 

Thursday, May 30, 2024

7:30 - 8:30 AMREGISTRATION / BREAKFAST / EXHIBITS
8:35 - 8:40 AMWelcome & Announcements
Chandana Banerjee, MD, MPA
8:40 - 8:45 AMKeynote Introduction
Chandana Banerjee, MD, MPA
8:45 - 9:30 AMKeynote Speaker  
Reflections on Trust
Stephen J. Forman, MD
9:30 - 10:00 AMThe Role of Communication For Improving The Way LGBTQ+ People Are Cared For Around End of Life
Carey Candrian, PhD
10:00 - 10:30 AMPDF icon The Safe Use of Psychedelic Assisted Therapy for People with Cancer: An Emerging Therapeutic Tool    
Michael D. Fratkin, MD
10:30 - 11:00 AMREFRESHMENT BREAK / EXHIBITS
11:00 - 11:30 AMDeath of a Child: Humanities & Cultural Perspectives
Schena Kinyon, BA
Smeeta Mahanti
11:30 AM - 12:00 PMInternational Perspectives on End of Life Care – Romania
Daniela Mosoiu, MD, PhD
12:00 - 12:30 PMNatural Disasters & End of Life Care
Dipesh Patel, MD, DTMH
12:30 - 1:30 PMLUNCH / EXHIBITS
1:30 - 2:00 PMPDF icon International Perspectives on End of Life Care – India 
Srinagesh Simha, MS, MSc
2:00 - 2:30 PMPDF icon Clinician-Caregiver Perspectives
Niki Tank Patel, MD
2:30 - 3:00 PMREFRESHMENT BREAK / EXHIBITS
3:00 - 4:00 PMNavigating a Request for Medical Aid in Dying
Facilitator: Samantha Trad, MA
Panelists: Ashley Fry, DNP, AGACNP-BC
                 Kelly Wright, MSN, MBA
                 Jessica Empeño, MSW
                 Melissa Sadikoff, MSW, LCSW
4:00 - 4:30 PMPDF icon Cultural Competency at End of Life
Cristina Grisham Montanez, MA, CPC
4:30 PMADJOURN 
4:30 - 6:30 PMWELCOME DINNER RECEPTION

Friday, May 31, 2024

7:00 - 7:50 AMREGISTRATION / BREAKFAST / EXHIBITS
7:50 - 8:00 AMWelcome & Announcements
Chandana Banerjee, MD, MPA
8:00 - 9:00 AMThe First Responder
Facilitator: Satheesh Gunaga, DO, EMT-P-IC
Panelist:    Robert Thompson, Firefighter/EMT
                   Luis Jaramillo, Fire Inspector II
                   Robert Mantor, Police Officer II
9:00 - 9:30 AMPDF icon Trying to Make a Way out of No Way: The Hyper-Medicalization of Dying While Black in America
Rev. Brian C. Dunlop, MDiv
9:30 - 10:00 AMHospice Volunteering: Life Lessons
Seema Kantak, MS, PhD
10:00 - 10:30 AMPDF icon International Perspectives on End of Life Care – Greece
Aliki Tserkezoglou, MD, PhD
10:30 - 11:00 AMREFRESHMENT BREAK / EXHIBITS
11:00 - 11:30 AMPDF icon ESMO Initiatives in Palliative Care and World Health Organization Recommendations for Palliative and End-of-Life Care
Alexandru Calin Grigorescu, MD, PhD
11:30 AM - 12:00 PMEthical Debates at End of Life
Nate Hinerman, PhD, LMFT
12:00 - 1:00 PMLUNCH / EXHIBITS
1:00 - 1:30 PMPDF icon The Role of a Death Doula
Francesca Lynn Arnoldy, BS
1:30 - 2:00 PMOrgan Donation  
Raj P. Sharda, BA
2:00 - 2:15 PMREFRESHMENT BREAK / EXHIBITS
2:15 - 2:45 PMGrief in Children & Families
Debbie Vallandingham, LMSW-ACSW     
2:45 - 3:15 PMPDF icon International Perspectives on End of Life Care – Mozambique
Layne Heller, MS
3:15 - 3:45 PMPDF icon Communication and Normalization of Hospice Care in the United States
Kaishauna Guidry, MD, HMDC
3:45 - 4:00 PMCLOSING REMARKS/ADJOURN SYMPOSIUM