Combined Dept. of Surgery & Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds - Friday, June 21

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Combined Dept. of Surgery & Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds - Friday, June 21

Timothy Lahey, MD, MMSc., Ira Byock, MD and Claire Pace, APRN, MSN will present: "Advanced Directives: Moving from Should to Did"

Friday, June 21, 2013
8:00am-9:00am
Auditorium G, and video conferenced to Fuller Board Room @DHMC
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Please join us for a combined Department of Surgery and Department of Medicine Grand Rounds on Friday, June 21, 2013 for the presentation titled:

 

Advanced Directives: Moving from Should to Did

 

Timothy Lahey, MD, MMSc.

Associate Professor of Medicine

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

 

Ira R. Byock, MD

Professor of Medicine and Community and Family Medicine

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

 

Claire M. Pace, APRN, MSN

Instructor in Medicine

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

 

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Held in Auditorium G and video conferenced to Fuller Board Room, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

 

Co-sponsored by the Department of Surgery and the Department of Medicine

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

 

Objectives – Participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize that completion of advanced directives is part of respect for patient goals of care
  2. Review ongoing efforts to improve advanced directive completion rates in the Norris Cotton Cancer clinics and the inpatient wards of DHMC
  3. Discuss approaches to improving advanced directive completion at DHMC and beyond

 

Tim Lahey, MD MMSc, is Associate Professor of Medicine and of Microbiology & Immunology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.  A practicing HIV physician and HIV/TB researcher, Dr. Lahey is chair elect of the DHMC Bioethics Committee and head of the DHMC Inpatient Advanced Directives Initiative.

Ira Byock, MD is Professor of Medicine & Community and Family Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, and the Director of Palliative Medicine.  He is a Past President (1997) of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.  He has served as Director for Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care, a national grant program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  Dr. Byock has authored numerous articles on the ethics and practice of hospice, palliative and end-of-life care.

Claire Pace, APRN, MSN is an Instructor in Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.  She is a nurse practitioner with Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in the Radiation Oncology Department.  She has worked with patients who have a diagnosis of cancer for nearly forty years--from the time of diagnosis through end of life.  Her roles have included direct patient care in home care and hospice, as well as leadership roles which included program and service development for cancer patients in CT and MA communities.

Drs. Lahey & Byock and Ms. Pace have stated that they have no financial interest or arrangements in association with this presentation.
 

Please join the Department of Surgery and the Department of Medicine in welcoming Drs. Tim Lahey, Ira Byock and Ms. Pace to our Grand Rounds.

If you are unable to attend and would like to either view Grand Rounds live on your computer or if you would like to view it another time, please use this link.

http://med.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/education/dept_medicine_grand_rounds_live.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information, contact:
Lara Judd
603-650-6722

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.