Slots Open for Medical Spirituality Conference

Premier Pulse     March 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 Medical Spirituality conference sponsored by Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Premier Health, and Hospice of Dayton. It will take place at the Sinclair Community College Ponitz Center on Thursday, April 19, from 8:45 am to 4:30 pm.

This year’s conference, titled “The Soul Work of Living and Dying,” will feature Lucy Kalanithi, MD, and Steven Z. Pantilat, MD. Dr. Kalanithi is the wife of neurosurgeon and author Paul Kalanithi. She will share her perspective about his writings and experience with a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer. She was the steward of his manuscript and book, “When Breath Becomes Air,” published after his death. As a partner to his process, she offers unique insight into sharing his battle with cancer and the troubling questions of life, death, and purpose.

Dr. Pantilat is a renowned international expert in palliative care and author of “Life After the Diagnosis: Expert Advice on Living Well with Serious Illness for Patients and Caregivers.” His work offers both compassionate support and practical advice for negotiating the tumultuous terrain of living with chronic and life-threatening illness.

Continuing medical education credits are available. Find more information and register online

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