Are you concerned about providing surgical care that matches your patients' goals and preferences? Are you interested in end-of-life issues, decision-making for seriously ill patients, advanced communication, or other aspects of palliative care in surgery? If so, plan to attend the free, virtual ACS Surgical Palliative Care Symposium, this Thursday, May 4, 7:00–8:30 pm CT.
Presentations will include:
- Implementing a Formal Curriculum on SurgicalEthics and Palliative Care for Otolaryngology Residents—Antoinette Esce, MD
- Delayed PalliativeInterventions Are Associated with Increased Length of Stay and Complications in Older Patients with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury—Sarah Hatfield, MD, MPH
- Quantifying the Quality of Goal Clarification Using a Rating Rubric for Clinical Notes—Caelie Kern, MD
- A PalliativeCare Curriculum and Training Plan for Community Health Workers—Olivia Monton, MD
- Feasibility, Acceptability, and Effectiveness of Serious Illness Conversation Guide Training for Residents in the SurgicalIntensive Care Unit—Ariana Nodoushani
- A Surgeon-led Preoperative Comprehensive PalliativeCare Clinic (PCCC) for Patients with Advanced Cancer Improves Patient Care and Experience—Barry Platnick, MD, FACS
- Decoding Code Status for Procedures and Surgeries: A Sisyphean Task—Emily Rivet, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS
For more information, contact Cassie Buchignani at email@example.com.