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Webinar: Care of Adolescents and Young Adults with Life-Threatening Illness with Jenny Mack
July 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WEBINAR: Care of Adolescents and Young Adults with Life-Threatening Illness
This talk will center on experiences of adolescents and young adults with life-threatening illnesses, including their end-of-life care experiences and their needs for communication and engagement in decision-making.
- To understand care experiences of adolescents and young adults (AYAs) at the end of life
- To identify AYA needs for communication about life-threatening illness
- To consider AYAs’ needs for involvement in decision-making, and clinician behaviors that support their involvement
$40 Individual Registration / $150 Organization Registration
Complimentary registration is available for parents. Contact Kristen Bond, firstname.lastname@example.org, for a special discount code.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Dr. Mack received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School 1998. She subsequently completed her residency in Pediatrics and her fellowship in Pediatric Hematology Oncology at Children’s Hospital, Boston and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA. In 2005, Dr. Mack received a Masters in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. She is an attending physician at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital, the co-Director of Population Sciences at Boston Children’s, and Associate Chief for Pediatric Oncology Population Sciences at Dana-Farber. She is also an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Her research interests are in parent-physician and patient-physician communication, health care equity and quality, and palliative care.