Webcast: Ethical Issues in Palliative Care

Join NOWCastSA from 5:30 p.m.to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 18 for the webcast Ethical Issues in Palliative Care: Transforming Health Care for an Aging Society, a presentation by a lecture by Dr. Diane Meier, FACP, live from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s Pestana Lecture Hall.

Meier is Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, a national organization devoted to increasing the number and quality of palliative care programs in the United States. Under her leadership the number of palliative care programs in U.S. hospitals has more than tripled in the last 10 years. She is also Vice-Chair for Public Policy and Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine; Catherine Gaisman Professor of Medical Ethics; and was the founder and Director of the Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute from 1997-2011, all at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.    

This presentation is part of Conversations About Ethics, a series of free, public lectures and discussions about ethics issues presented by the Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics and the Ecumenical Center for Religion and Health. Both the event and this webcast are funded by Methodist Healthcare Ministries. Anyone can watch the presentation live or later right here on this page. Closed Captioning is available online at http://www.streamtext.net/player?event=ethics0319.

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