Second National Symposium for Palliative Care Researchers and Faculty Announced

Symposium Keynote Speaker Jean Kutner, MD

This conference fosters educational and research opportunities in palliative care for academic faculty, accelerating our ability to ensure a palliative care-knowledgeable new generation of health professionals in all disciplines.

The California State University Institute for Palliative Care is pleased to announce its 2017 national conference convening academic faculty engaged in or interested in palliative care education and research. The Symposium, “Innovate. Investigate. Educate: Advancing Academic Palliative Care Education and Research,” will be held in North County San Diego on Sept. 28 and 29, 2017, on the campus of California State University San Marcos.

The Institute’s annual symposium is the only conference solely focused on the needs of academic faculty who teach and conduct research in palliative care. The Symposium has grown from its roots as a state-wide event in 2014, to a national event which in 2016 attracted 170 attendees from 29 institutions from across the U.S. This year more than 200 participants are anticipated to attend. Registration is now open on the Institute’s website.

CSU Institute for Palliative Care Executive Director Helen McNeal explained the…

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