Palliative Care, Pain Management and Whole Person Care Symposium Providing the Best Care Possible:
St. Jude Medical Center

Join St. Jude Medical Center for a special two-day educational symposium at the Anaheim Marriott, California Sept. 21 and 22, 2017 featuring nationally-recognized, expert physicians and authors Ira Byock, MD and Steven Pantilat, MD.

Learn key interventions to impact patient outcomes and improve the quality of pain management and palliative care. In addition to our renown keynote speakers; several expert physicians and clinicians from our southern California ministries will be teaching essential updates to practices key to ensuring optimal outcomes for patients with pain and/or complex illnesses.


Anaheim Marriott
700 W. Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802-3424


  1. Utilize advanced therapeutic communication skills with seriously ill and/or dying patients and their families to improve quality and efficiency of emotion-laden conversations and decisions.
  2. Identify patients/families in physical or spiritual distress.
  3.  Prescribe evidence based interventions to achieve patient goals, improve pain management, and to ease the burden of chronic and terminal disease and treatments.
  4. Confidently respond to patients request for physician assisted suicide according to St. Joseph Hoag Health Ethical and Religious Directives, and provide appropriate alternative interventions to ensure.

Online Registration at: stjudemedicalcenter.org/events

For more information see the attached brochure.