2019 annual conference

2019 Keynote & Plenary Line Up


Monday, May 20, 2019

9:00 a.m – 10:30 p.m.

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Keynote

Dr. Kathleen Foley, M.D.

Attending Neurologist Emeritus
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Presenting: Advancing Spiritual Care through Palliative Care Globally: Opportunities and Challenges


11:00 a.m – 12:30 p.m.

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Plenary

Dr. Betty Ferrell, Ph.D., RN, FAAN. FPCN, CHPN.

Director & Professor Nursing Research & Education
City of Hope

Presenting: NCP Clinical Practice Guidelines - Impact on Care for the Spirit


Tuesday, May 21, 2019

9:00 a.m – 10:30 a.m.

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Plenary

Dr. J. Brian Cassel, Ph.D.

Palliative Care Research Director
Virginia Commonwealth University

Presenting: Blending humanistic and economic outcomes to make the case for spiritual care


11:00 a.m – 12:30 p.m.

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Plenary

Cheryl Holmes, OAM

Chief Executive Officer
Spiritual Health Victoria

Presenting: The Spiritual Care Profession: Mandated or obsolete?


Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Panel Discussion

9:00 a.m – 10:30 a.m.

The Role of the Chaplain in Palliative Care - Panel


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The Rev. Karen Ballard, BCC

Former Director of Chaplaincy Services

Akron Children's Hospital


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Chaplain Sarah Byrne-Martelli, BCC

Chaplain

Massachusetts General Hospital


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Rev. Dr. Malcolm Marler, BCC

Sr. Director of Pastoral Care, UAB MEDICINE

University of Alabama-Birmingham