Upcoming Statewide Palliative Care Conference

Conference Title: 'Fanning the Flames: Empowering Leaders in Palliative Care'
Keynote Speaker: Joan Teno, MD, MS
Keynote Address: 'The Medicare Hospice Benefit at the Cross Roads: Starts, APMs for Palliative Care, and MA'
Date: Friday, June 8, 2018
Time: 8:00 - 5:30 pm (7:30 am registration)
Location: Eagle Crest Resort (1522 Cline Falls Rd., Redmond, OR 97756)
Please click here to view the 'Save-the-Date' flyer.
Registration: $115.00; Open on Friday, March 23, 2018; The conference brochure will be available on 3/23/2018.
Please contact Molly Willis at for additional details. 

Upcoming Regional Palliative Care Conference

The Dalles, Oregon  
Conference Title: 'Advanced Illness & End of Life in The Gorge: Conversations About Palliative Care'
Date: Friday, March 16, 2018
Time: 8:00 am - 3:05 pm (Registration/Check-in: 7:30 - 8:00 am)
Location: Water's Edge (551 NE Lone Pine Blvd., The Dalles OR 97058)
Registration is closed.
Please contact Molly Willis at  for additional details.


Spring Bioethics Events

Annual Kinsman Bioethics Conference
Conference Title: 'Who Knows & Who Decides: When Authority & Uncertainty Collide in Medical Decision Making'
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Madeline Brill Nelson Speaker Series in Ethics Education
Lecture Topic: 'Driving Without Brakes: Ethical Concerns with Teenage Decision Making in Healthcare'
Guest Lecturer: D. Micah Hester, PhD
Dr. Hester is the Chair of the Department of Medical Humanities and Bioethics at University of Arkansas for Medical Science (UAMS) as well as clinical ethicist at Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH). He has written extensively on the ethics of patient-professional relationships and end-of-life issues and has also concentrated on the education of ethics committee membership. 
Date: Thursday, May 10, 2018
Time: 8:00 - 9:00 am
Location: OHSU Marquam Hill; Doernbecher Children's Hospital; The Vey Auditorium
Parking: Paid parking in campus parking garages is available. The Center will also provide a Courtesy Portland Aerial Tram pass to anyone by request.
Additional Details: Coffee and light snacks will be served. 
Click here to view the event flyer. 
Please contact Molly Willis,  for additional details. 

Dr. Daniel Labby Senior Clinicians' Seminar
Seminar Topic: "Refusing Food: Should a Spoon be a Medical Treatment?"
Date: Monday, May 21, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Casey Eye Institute; MacDonald Auditorium
Parking: Parking Garage E, adjacent to Casey Eye
Please contact Molly Willis,   for additional details. 

Reoccurring CFE Events

All-City Palliative Care Lecture Series
This Series runs from October - May on the first Friday of each month.
(10/6, 11/3, 12/1, 1/5, 2/2, 3/2, 4/6, and 5/4) 
Time: 8:00 - 9:00 am
Location: Location varies each month across Portland.
Click here to view the flyer for the next All-City lecture.
Please contact Molly Willis at  for additional details.

Bioethics Study Group (BSG) Series (2017-2018)
Dates: This series runs from October - May on the second Wednesday of each month.
(10/11, 11/8, 12/13, 1/10, 2/14, 3/14, 4/11, and 5/9)
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Location: Biomedical Research Building (BRB) 381
Click here to view the flyer for the next BSG. 
Click here to view the yearly BSG calendar.
Please contact Molly Willis at  for additional details.