End of Life Care II

Wednesday, February 15, 2012


8:00-8:30 am

SSOM Atrium

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:30 am

Seminar Rooms

Reflection Small Group Session

9:30-9:45 am



9:45-9:50 am

Tobin Hall 190


Theresa Kristopaitis, MD

9:50-10:20 am Tobin Hall 190

What is "Palliative Care"?

Aziz Ansari, MD

10:20-11:10 am Tobin Hall 190

"Saying Goodbye" - A personal documentary about a father's decisions near the end of his life

Video and Reflection

11:10-11:20 am



11:20 am-12:05 pm Tobin Hall 190 End of Life Ethics & End of Life Realities

Mark Kuczewski, PhD

12:10-1:00 pm Tobin Hall 190

Panel Discussion:

Lessons to be Learned from "Saying Goodbye"

Loyola Palliative Care Team

Other Activities of Note for MS3s


Leischner Hall 390

Residency Application Process - Road to Residency Part II
Student Affairs


Sit Down Labs

York Fellow Project Survey
Trent Reed, DO


Tobin Hall 190

Dean's Forum with M3 Students
Linda Brubaker, MD

Objectives -- At the conclusion of this PCM-3 session, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the concepts and philosophy of palliative care

  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of life threatening illness on patients and their families

  3. Demonstrate an understanding of how family, culture, and religious beliefs can influence healthcare decisions and outcomes at the end of life

  4. Identify the multiple determinants of suffering: physical, psychological, social, cultural and spiritual

  5. Analyze decisions to forgo life-sustaining treatments in terms of their underlying ethical and medical principles

Required Readings:


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Last Updated: 02/14/12
Created: 09/16/2002