OCTOBER 20

IF ONLY SOMEONE HAD WARNED US: Talking with Patients and Families about Risk
Daniel Hoefer, MD, CMO – Outpatient Palliative Care, Sharp HospiceCare

UPDATES IN PALLIATIVE CARE FOR MEDI-CAL BENEFICIARIES
Anne Kinderman, MD – Director, Supportive & Palliative Care Service, San Francisco General Hospital

WEAVING IN THE POLST CONVERSATION – Panel Discussion
Moderator: Scott Endsley, MD – Associate Medical Director, Quality, Partnership HealthPlan with Susan Stone, MD – Annadel Medical Group; Redwing Keysaar, RN, BA – Jewish Family and Children’s Services; and Colleen Winters, LCSW – Martin O’Neill Cancer Center, St. Helena Hospital

OUTSIDE THE BOX: A SOCIAL SERVICE MODEL OF COMMUNITY-BASED PALLIATIVE CARE
Redwing Keyssar, RN, BA, Director, Palliative Care Program at Jewish Family and Children’s Services

ADVANCES IN PALLIATIVE CARE AND THEIR IMPACT ON CANCER CARE
Quy Tran, MD – Inpatient Oncologist, Sacramento VA Medical Center; Associate Director, Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program, UC Davis Health System

PARTNERS IN PALLIATIVE CARE: Overview & Lessons Learned
James Cotter, MD – Regional Medical Director, Partnership HealthPlan of CA

PALLIATIVE CARE PROVIDER’S PERSPECTIVES ON IMPLEMENTING SB 1004 – Panel Discussion
Moderator: Robert Moore, MD, Partnership HealthPlan, with Linda Gibson, CEO – Collabria Care; Michael Fratkin, MD – Medical Director, Resolution Care, and Leah Morris – Nurse Practioner, Yolo Care.

OCTOBER 21

CONTEMPORARY MEDIA: Talking about Talking about Death
Dianne Gray – President, Hospice and Healthcare Communications

PALLIATIVE MEDICINE I: A 20 YEAR RETROSPECTIVE: Looking Back at the Rapid Growth of Palliative Medicine/Palliative Care
Gary Johanson, MD – St Joseph Health – Sonoma County

PALLIATIVE MEDICINE II:  PRESENT-FUTURE: Looking Forward to Future Expectations of Palliative Medicine
BJ Miller, MD – UCSF and Zen Hospice Project