NEWS & EVENTS
National Healthcare Decisions Day Program
Thursday, April 30, 2020
8:30 a.m. - Registration
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Wheaton Library and Recreation Center, 11701 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD
Free of charge. Registration required.
Stephen B. Thomas, PhD
University of Maryland Center for Health Equity
"Health Equity and End-of-Life Care"
Dr. Thomas' current research focuses on the translation of evidence-based science on chronic disease into community-based interventions designed to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care.
The impact of culture on advance care planning (ACP), both personal and provider perspectives
Culturally-appropriate resources for ACP
Who Should Attend?
Anyone concerned about, serving or touched by serious illness
Caregivers and patients
Hospice and palliative care staff