Exhibitor and Sponsor Resources

Thank you for your interest in reserving an exhibitor table at the Coleman Palliative Medicine and The HAP Foundation conference.

Psychological Tools to Support Complex Patient Care


DATE:  April 27, 2024

TIME:  8:30 am - 3:00 pm

LOCATION:  Malcolm X Conference Center, 1900 W. Jackson, Chicago

PARKING:  Free on-site garage with an entrance adjacent to conference center

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Wednesday, April 17, 2024

*We are not able to provide refunds for registration cancellation*


TARGET AUDIENCE:          Health professionals, medical residents, students, and community health workers


  • $250 - Regular rate
  • $75 - Nonprofit rate



  • 6 foot table
  • Conference registration for 1 person
  • Continental breakfast and box lunch
  • White table linen available upon request


Click here to register as an ‘exhibitor’

If you have any questions, please contact Aliza Baron at abaron@uchicago.edu

Exhibitor space is limited and will fill on a first come first paid basis.




7:45 am                          Exhibitors Set-Up

8:30 – 9:00 am              Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Exhibits

8:50 – 9:00 am              Welcome & Introductions

9:00 -9:45 am                Understanding and Addressing Mental Health Disparities and Stigma in Serious Illness

                                      James Gerhart, PhD

9:45 -10:30 am             The 5 Keys to Caregiver Survival: Clinicians are Caregivers Too

                                      Cheryl Woodson, MD                      

10:30-10:45 am            Break and Exhibitor Tables

10:45-11:45 am            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., MPH

      c) Supporting Patients with Death Anxiety: Case-based Discussion

Judith Wood Mintz, LCSW


11:45–12:40 pm           Lunch and Exhibits

12:40-1:40 pm              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

       c) Mental Health for Young Adults and Youth Living with Trauma

Sonya Mathies Dinizulu, PhD, UChicago Medicine


1:40 -1:50 pm                Break and Exhibits

1:50-2:50 pm                 Healers: A Job, A Career, or A Calling?

                                      Jaime K. Lewis, MD and Melissa Perrin, Psy.D.

2:50 pm                          Closing Remarks


3:00 pm                           Adjourn


 Exhibitors may break down tables any time before 3:30 pm.