Tennessee Hospice Organization - Event Information
Alive Symposium on family, health, and spirituality
Find Enlightenment. Illumination. Inspiration.
This unique, interdisciplinary gathering on the end of life is open to health care professionals, caregivers, social workers, grief counselors, Alive Hospice family members, faith leaders, chaplains, wellness businesses, end-of-life service providers, students,and anyone who will day one die.
Thursday, November 8 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Belmont University, Janet Ayers Academic Center 1803 15th Avenue South Nashville, TN 37212 UNITED STATES
Dr. Jessica Zitter, MD, MPH is this year's keynote speaker. She is a national advocate for transforming the way people die in America. She has written a memoir, Extreme Measures: Finding a Better Path to End of Life, and her work is featured in the documentary Extremis, now on Netflix.
Dr. Zitter was trained at Harvard University and University of California, San Francisco, in the unusual combination of critical care and palliative care medicine. She practices at Highland Hospital, the public hospital, in Oakland, California.
For more information on Dr. Zitter, please visit https://jessicazitter.com/
Workshop topics include*:
Communication techniques for difficult Conversations