7:30 – 8:15 a.m.
Registration / Breakfast / Visit with Exhibitors
8:15 – 8:30 a.m.
Marcia Penido, Chair, HASC Palliative Care Transitions Committee
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Charles von Gunten, M.D., Ohio Health
9:30 – 10:20 a.m.
Health Policy Issues
Judy Citko, JD, Executive Director, Coalition for Compassionate Care
10:20 – 10:30 a.m.
10:30 – 11:20 a.m.
Clinical Challenges with Depression Comorbidities and the Palliative Care Patient
Scott Irwin, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Psychiatry & Psychosocial Services, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center
Director, Palliative Care Psychiatry, UC San Diego Health System
Associate Clinical Professor, Psychiatry, UC San Diego School of Medicine
11:20 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Care Transitions Programs – Where Does Palliative Care Fit In?
Catherine Bannerman, M.D., Torrance Memorial Health System
Josh Luke, Ph.D., FACHE, Vice President, Post Acute Services, Torrance Memorial
12:20 – 1:20 p.m.
Lunch / Visit with Exhibitors
1:20 – 2:20 p.m.
A – Program Certification and Clinician Credentialing
Helen McNeal, Executive Director, CSU Institute for Palliative Care at California
State University San Marcos and Parkview Community Hospital Team (to be named)
B – Cultural Diversity
David Kessler, RN, Palliative Care Consultant
Carlos Priestley, Chief Operating Officer, Providence Little Company of Mary –
Natalie Moy, Director, Patient Care Management, Riverside County Regional
C – Difficult Conversations
Michael Hunn, Senior Vice President/Regional Chief Executive
Providence Health & Services – Southern California
Finly Zachariah, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine,
Department of Supportive Care, City of Hope
Alice Gunderson, Patient and Family Adviser, St. Francis Medical Center
2:20 – 2:30 p.m.
Break / Return to General Session
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
The Triple Aim in the Care Continuum: Is it Achievable?
Susan Stone, M.D., Lead Physician Palliative Care, Healthcare Partners
Martha Jones, Vice President, Regional Care Management, Healthcare Partners
3:30 – 3:45 p.m.
George Mack, Vice President, Payer/Provider & Member Relations