The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California has announced that Eric J. Cassell, MD, MACP will keynote their 9th Annual Palliative Care Summit in Sacramento CA March 13-14, 2017. An early pioneer of palliative care, Dr. Cassell is well known for authoring The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine, considered by many to be a founding cornerstone of the palliative care movement.
The Annual Summit, co-sponsored by the Children’s Hospice & Palliative Care Coalition, is designed for physicians, nurses, social workers, nursing home administrators, chaplains, patients and consumers who are interested in palliative care best practices, quality and policy. Poster proposals may be submitted until December 9, 2016; for more information see http://ccccsummit.org/2016/10/call-for-posters-9th-annual-palliative-care-summit-in-sacramento-ca/ . Find general information about the Summit at http://ccccsummit.org/ .