Community Events Listing
Member organizations can post a community event  by sending the following information to PHPCN at phpcn@pahospice.org
  • Name of organization
  • Title of event
  • Date and time of event
  • Contact information
  • Description of event
  • Link to event information

June 20 & 21, 2017
Pediatric Palliative Care Conference- Developing Confidence in Caring for Children with Serious Illness

Lehigh Valley Hospice is presenting a Pediatric Palliative Care Conference- Developing Confidence in Caring for Children with Serious Illness on June 20 and 21, 2017 from 8 am- 4:30 pm at the Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest Auditorium (1200 South Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, PA  18103).  Learn the concepts of pain and symptom management along with communication strategies and ethical considerations when working with the child and their loved ones.  For more information, please contact Jeannie Vogt at 610-402-7766 or jeanne.vogt@lvhn.org

June 22, 2017
Southeastern Pennsylvania Palliative Care Roundtable
The American Cancer Society and Lancaster General Health are hosting a Southeastern Pennsylvania Palliative Care Roundtable discussion on Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 8:00 am– Noon at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 260 Mall Blvd., King of Prussia, PA.  Keynote speaker is Kristina Newport, MD, FAAHPM, Director, Outpatient Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Consultants, Lancaster.  Topics include Advanced Care Planning, Early Palliative Care Referrals, System Needs and Available Resources and Tools and Symptom Management.  Please register by June 9 at
http://starcite.smarteventscloud.com/PCR0617 and www.eeds.com/live/819204.  For more information, please contact Lynn Ratcliffe at Lynn.Ratcliffe@cancer.org or 717.707.0287. 

October 5, 2017
3rd Annual Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition Conference
Navigating Challenges in Pediatric Palliative and Hospice Care
Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition will be holding their 3rd Annual Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition Conference- Navigating Challenges in Pediatric Palliative and Hospice Care on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at The Desmond Hotel, Malvern, PA from 8:00 am- 4:00 pm. The keynote session, Navigating Challenges in Pediatric Palliative and Hospice Care,  will be presented by Chris Feudtner, MD, PhD, MPH, Director of the Department of Medical Ethics and Director of Research for the Pediatric Advance Care Team and the Integrated Care Service, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.  Other sessions of the day include Perinatal Palliative Care:  A Balancing Act in Several Parts, Navigating the Organizational and Clinical Challenges of Caring for Pediatric Hospice Patients, The People and the Process in Deciding what is in the "Best Interest" of the Child:  Palliative Care for a Ward of the State, and Medical Marijuana in Pediatric Palliative Care- What We Know and What We Don't Know in 2017.  For more information and to register, please visit Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition.