Statewide Palliative Care Conference

Conference Title: 'Fanning the Flames: Empowering Leaders in Palliative Care'
Keynote Speaker: Joan Teno, MD, MS
Dr. Teno completed medical school at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, her residency at Rhode Island Hospital and her Fellowship from Brown University. She also holds advanced degrees in Community Health with a specialty in Gerontology and Chronic Disease Epidemiology from Brown. She has devoted her career to understanding how to measure and improve quality of end of life care for vulnerable populations. Dr. Teno joined the division of general internal medicine and geriatrics at OHSU where she is expanding a program of research in the care of the seriously ill. 
Keynote Address: 'The Medicare Hospice Benefit at the Cross Roads: Starts, APMs for Palliative Care, and Medicare Advantage'
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


Conference fee: $115.00
Click here to register for the conference. 

Additional registration details

  • If you choose the option to 'Pay at the Door' on the day of the conference, you have reserved your spot for attendance, however, you have not paid the conference registration fee and will need to do so on the day of the conference.
  • Accepted forms of payment (on the day of the conference):
    (1) Check (Payable to: 'OHSU Foundation')
    (2) Cash
  • Credit card are accepted either online or by phone PRIOR to the conference

Conference Brochure Packet

Eagle Crest Resort
1522 Cline Falls Rd.
Redmond, OR 97756

There is a limited block of discounted rooms available for attendees. To make reservations, please see below:
  • Call 1-877-790-6271
  • Reference the 'OHSU PC' group

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'
Click here to be re-directed to the Kinsman Bioethics Conference page.

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; 9:00 - 9:30 am Q&A
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.