Palliative Care Symposium

20th ANNUAL BARBARA ECHIKSON MEMORIAL PALLIATIVE CARE  SYMPOSIUM

“ITS TIME IS NOW”

Islami Auditorium

SAINT BARNABAS MEDICAL CENTER Livingston, NJ 07039

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

PROGRAM AGENDA

4:30 – 4:50 pm Registration and Light Refreshments

4:50 – 4:55 pm Welcome

Paul C. Yodice, MD, FCCP, FCCM, Chairman, Department of Medicine, Associate Professor of Surgery and Medicine, Saint Barnabas Medical Center

4:55– 5:00 pm Introduction

Richard L. Klein, MD, FACP, Chair, Education Subcommittee, Bioethics Committee, SBMC

5:00 – 6:00 pm “Doing Palliative Care in the Office- Implementing the TEAM Approach”

Thomas J. Smith, MD, FACP, FAAHPM, FASCO, Director of Palliative Medicine and Professor of Oncology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD

6:00 – 6:30 pm Sandwich and Beverage Break

6:30 – 7:30 pm “Palliative Care and Heart Failure: Building Blocks for High Quality Care”

Laura P. Gelfman, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

7:30 – 8:30 pm “Medical Marijuana: An Emerging Topic in Palliative Care”

Bethann Scarborough, MD, Associate Director of Ambulatory Services and Assistant Professor of Palliative Medicine, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Physicians will receive 3.5 CME hours credit for attending the symposium. We have applied for CEU’s for nurses and CEH’s for social workers. Nurses will receive 3.25 CEU's. 

Registration

$60.00 registration fee (accepts Check only) Fee waived for members of the RWJBH Medical, Nursing, and Social Work Staff. Residents and Medical Students are guests of Saint Barnabas Medical Center. To register, call 1.888.724.7123 or to register online, please visit www.rwjbh.org/sbmcevents and under “Events Search,” enter “Palliative Care.” Please make check payable to: Saint Barnabas Medical Center Department of Medical Education 94 Old Short Hills Road, Livingston, NJ 07039 Fax: 973.322.8720

Saint Barnabas Medical Center

94 Old Short Hills Rd.

Islami Auditorium

Livingston, NJ 07039


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