Practical Aspects of Palliative Care (PAPC)

Faculty

Course directors

Attending Physician, Division of Palliative Care and Geriatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School 

Director of Medical Student and Resident Education and Senior Physician, Adult Palliative Care Division, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Division of Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Faculty

Former Chief, Division of Adult Palliative Care, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Catherine G. Arnold, MSW, LICSW

Palliative Care Social Worker, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center

SAGE (Speaking About Goals and Expectations) Program, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Kate J. Baccari, MS, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Mary Beth Barry, RN, MSM, CHPN, CHPCA

Clinical Director, Care Dimensions

Director of Quality Initiatives, Division of Adult Palliative Care, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital

Associate Director, Serious Illness Care Program, Ariadne Labs

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Sharon Bober, PhD

Director, Sexual Health Program, Division of Adult Psychosocial Oncology, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School 

Keri Brenner, MD, MPA

Attending Physician, Division of Palliative Care and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School 

Director, Ambulatory Palliative Care Services, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)

Medical Oncologist, Gynecologic Cancers, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, BIDMC

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Helen Chen, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center/ Hebrew SeniorLife

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Robert A. Cohen, MD, MSc

Director of Education, Nephrology Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Care Service, North Shore Medical Center (Salem, MA)

Director of Professional Practice, Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (Pittsburgh, PA)

Consultant, Center to Advance Palliative Care (New York, NY)

Co-Director, Art and Science of Palliative Nursing, Harvard Medical Center for Palliative Care (HMS CPC) (Boston, MA)

Faculty, HMS CPC

Akshay Desai, MD, MPH

Director, Heart Failure Disease Management Program, Advanced Heart Disease Section, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School 

Kathleen P. Doyle, MD

Attending Physician, Palliative Care Division, Massachusetts General Hospital

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Linda Drury, BS, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Catherine Duffy, APRN-BC, ACHPN

APRN Team Manager, Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, Care Dimensions

Carlos Fernandez-Robles, MD

Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital

Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Julia M. Gallagher, MD

Medical Director, Home-Based Palliative Care Program, Division of Palliative Care, Massachusetts General Hospital

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Jessica Goldhirsch, MSW, MPH

Clinical Social Worker, Adult Palliative Care, Brigham and Women's Hospital 

Daniel Gorman, FNP-C, MSN, OCN

Nurse Practitioner, Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Associate Director Palliative Care Clinic

John D. Halporn, MD

Clinic Director, Division of Adult Palliative Care, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Associate Director, Palliative Care Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

Director, Cancer Pain Clinic, MGH

Attending, Palliative Care and Anesthesia Pain Medicine, MGH

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

John Kearns, MDiv, BCC

Staff Chaplain, Brigham and Women's Hospital 

Attending Physician, Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Palliative Care Consultant, Population Health Management, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Associate Faculty, Ariadne Labs

Clinical Instructor, Harvard Medical School

Andrew Lawton, MD

Attending Physician, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 

Annie Lebowitz, LICSW

Social Worker, Home Based Palliative Care Program, Massachusetts General Hospital 

Shih-Ning Liaw, MD

Attending Physician, Division of Pediatric Palliative Care, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children's Hospital

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Cindy Lien, MD

Attending Physician, Palliative Care Service, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Attending Physician, Hospital Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School 

Lynn Mazur, MSW, LICSW

Clinical Social Worker, Palliative Care Division, Massachusetts General Hospital

Jessica McCannon, MD

Director of Critical Care Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mount Auburn Hospital 

Darshan Hemendra Mehta, MD, MPH

Medical Director, Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Associate Director of Education, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School 

Fremonta Meyer, MD

Attending Psychiatrist, Division of Adult Psychosocial Oncology, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School 

Courtney Moller, MS, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Amanda Moment, MSW, LICSW

Palliative Care Social Worker, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center

Sydney Montesi, MD

Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital 

Lida Nabati, MD

Senior Physician, Division of Adult Palliative Care, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Instructor, Harvard Medical School

Former Palliative Care Social Worker, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Stephanie Patel, MD

Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Care Dimensions

Giselle Perez, PhD

Staff Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine Service, Massachusetts General Hospital

Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School 

Martha A. Quigley, MS, GNP-BC, ACHPN

Nurse Practitioner, Home-Based Palliative Care, Division of Palliative Care, Massachusetts General Hospital

Julia Ragland, MD

Director, Pain and Palliative Care Service, Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine 

Nursing Director, Adult Palliative Care, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and Brigham and Women's Hospital

Director, Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing Fellowship, DFCI

Alison Rhodes, NP, ACNP-BC, ACHPN

Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Care, Massachusetts General Hospital

Elizabeth M. Rickerson, MD

Palliative Care Physician, Division of Adult Palliative Care, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital

Pain Management Physician and Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Instructor in Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School

Clinical Social Worker, Palliative Care Division, Massachusetts General Hospital

Ellen M. Robinson, RN, PhD

Nurse Ethicist, Nursing Administration and Support Services, Massachusetts General Hospital

Claudia Rodriguez, MD

Director of Outpatient Addiction Recovery Program, Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Consulting Psychiatrist, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School 

Leah B. Rosenberg, MD

Attending Physician, Palliative Care Division, Massachusetts General Hospital

Attending Physician, Hospital Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Susan Rowlett, LICSW

Director, Dementia Caregiver Support, Massachusetts General Hospital, Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine

Justin J. Sanders, MD, MSc

Attending Physician, Division of Adult Palliative Care, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital

Assistant Director, Innovation, Ariadne Labs

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Katrina M. Scott, MDiv, BCC-HPCC

Oncology Chaplain, Massachusetts General Hospital

Bridget C. Scullion, PharmD, BCOP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Clinical Pharmacy Manager, Department of Pharmacy, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Amy Ship, MD

Associate Director of Medical Education, Atrius Health Care Academic Institute

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Lara Michal Skarf, MD

Chief, Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Care

Director, Palliative Care Program, VA Boston Healthcare System

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Marta Solis, CME

Medical Interpreter, Brigham and Women's Hospital 

Erin Stevens, DO

Division of Palliative Care and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School 

Director, Inpatient Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women's Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Center

Associate Director, Harvard Interprofessional Palliative Care Fellowship

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Shane J. Volney, MD

Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Instructor in Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School

Robert Warren, MD

Assistant Medical Director, Medical Director of Palliative Care, Care Dimensions 

Erica Wilson, MD

Attending Physician, Palliative Care Division, Massachusetts General Hospital

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

April Zehm, MD

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School 

Plenary faculty

Director, Serious Illness Care Program, Ariadne Labs

Founding Chair, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital

Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Zara Cooper, MD, MSc, FACS

Director of SHARPP Core, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Trauma, Burns, and Critical Care, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Associate Faculty, Ariadne Labs

Adjunct Faculty, Hebrew Senior Life

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School 

Marian Grant, DNP, CRNP, ACHPN, FPCN, RN

Policy Consultant, the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) and Senior Regulatory Advisor, the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC)

Chief, Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Co-Director, Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Director of Bereavement Services, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center

Chair, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Chief, Division of Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Co-Director, Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School