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Upcoming Palliative Care Seminars for Medcial Staff, Patients and Families

Discussing end of life care with a patient or loved one can be an extremely difficult, yet important thing to do. To help others better understand end of life care, NYU Langone Health will be hosting two free seminars:

Advance Care Planning: What Medical Professionals Need to Know About End of Life Care

This seminar will provide medical staff with information on what they need to know about end of life care, giving them direction on how to discuss options with patients and their families about advance directives, end of life options, hospice, and palliative care.

When? Wednesday, September 13, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Where? First floor of Alumni Hall B

Guest speakers include:

  • Joshua Chodosh, MD, director, Freedman Research Program on Aging and Cognition and professor, Medicine and Population Health
  • Laurie Leonard, LMSW, Executive Director, End of Life Choices New York (EOLCNY)
  • David C. Leven, JD, executive director Emeritus of and senior consultant to EOLCNY
  • Judith Schwarz, PhD, clinical director, EOLCNY

Palliative Care: Understanding End of Life Options

This seminar is for at patients and their families to hear information and receive insight on advance directives, end of life options, hospice and palliative care from excellent guest speakers.

When? Thursday, September 7 at 5:30 pm

Where? First floor of Alumni Hall A

Guest speakers include:

  • Joshua Chodosh, MD, director, Freedman Research Program on Aging and Cognition and professor, Medicine and Population Health
  • Laurie Leonard, LMSW, Executive Director, End of Life Choices New York (EOLCNY)
  • Judith Schwarz, PhD, Judith Schwarz, PhD, clinical director, EOLCNY

For more information or to RSVP to either event, please contact Nina Friedman, LMSW at nina.friedman@nyumc.org or call at 212-263-1055. See the flyers below for more details.

Advanced Care Planning.pdf

Palliative Care Understanding End of Life Options.pdf

2017-08-22T00:00:00