Practical Aspects of Palliative Care (PAPC)

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

Course planners

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

Social Work Director, Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
 

Faculty

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

Palliative Care Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital

Chief, Section of Palliative Care, Division of General Medicine
Program Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship
Oncologist, Gynecologic Cancers
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medicine School
 

Inpatient Chaplain, Division of Palliative Care, Massachusetts General Hospital

Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Associate Professor of Practice, Simmons University
 

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

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

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Daniel Gorman, FNP-C, MSN, OCN

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

Associate Director Palliative Care Clinic

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

Attending Physician, Palliative Care Service, Massachusetts General Hospital

Assistant Professor, 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

Inpatient Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, Division of Palliative Care & Geriatric Medicine, Massachusetts General 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

Daniela Lamas, MD

 Pulmonary and Critical-Care Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital

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

Anne Lebowitz, LICSW

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

CEO, Global Partners in Nursing 

Clinical Professor, Graduate Program Director, University of Massachusetts Boston

 

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

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

John Loughnane, MD

Chief of Clinical Innovation, Medical Director Life Choices Palliative Care Program

Lynn Mazur, MSW, LICSW

Clinical Social Worker, Palliative Care Division, Massachusetts General 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 

Jordana Meyerson, MD

Instructor in Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Amanda Moment, MSW, LICSW

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

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

Staff Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine Service, Massachusetts General Hospital

Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School 

William Pirl, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair for Psychosocial Oncology, Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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

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

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

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine 

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

Ellen M. Robinson, RN, PhD

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

Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
 

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

Geriatrician, VA Boston 

Educator, New England Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)

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

Shane J. Volney, MD

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

Instructor in Anesthesia, 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

Katie Fitzgerald-Jones, ANP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, VA Boston Health Care System

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

Chief, Division of Pediatric Palliative Care, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Director, Pediatric Palliative Care, Boston Children's Hospital

Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School