8:30-9:00am Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Exhibits
8:50-9:00am Welcome & Introductions
9:00-9:45am Understanding and Addressing Mental Health Disparities and Stigma in Serious Illness, James Gerhart, PhD
9:45-10:30am The 5 Keys to Caregiver Survival: Clinicians are Caregivers Too, Dr. Cheryl Woodson, Website
10:30-10:45am Break and Exhibitor tables
10:45-11:45am Breakout Sessions I
a) Loss in an ICU – How Healthcare Providers Can Support Grieving Family Members
Jared Greenberg, MD, Laura Fosler, RN, MS, FNP-BC, ACHPN, and Dr. Arnold Hoskins, M.Th., D.Mgt.
b) Identifying and Responding to Psychological Distress during Patient Encounters: Applying Patient-centered Communication Strategies
Yasmin Asvat, Ph.D. and Esther Yoon, Ph.D.
c) Supporting Patients with Death Anxiety: Case-based Discussion
Judith Wood Mintz, LCSW
11:45-12:40pm Lunch and Exhibits
12:40-1:40pm Breakout Sessions II
a) Provider’s Moral Distress: Recognizing it and Managing It
Andrea Vernon-Cwik, LCSW, ASW-G
b) Challenging Cases: Managing Serious Illness for Patients with Co-Existing Psychiatric Diagnoses
Josh Kaplan-Lyman, AM, LCSW and Lauren Rynar, PhD
b) Mental Health for Young Adults and Youth Living with Trauma
Sonya Mathies Dinizulu, PhD, UChicago Medicine
1:50-2:50pm Healers: A Job, A Career, or a Calling? Jaime K. Lewis, MD and Melissa Perron, Psy.D.
2:50pm Closing Remarks