Communicating About Values and Valuing Communication in Healthcare

May 14, 2019 -
8:30am to 4:15pm

Cyborg on the Bridge to Nowhere:  Problems from the Edge of Life

Jesse Soodalter, MA, MD
Clinical Instructor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Getting to the Soul of the Matter: Engaging Patients in Discussion of Their Religious/Spiritual Beliefs during Medical Encounters

Tara Cook, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Section of Palliative Care & Medical Ethics
Division of General Internal Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Krissy Moehling, PhD, MPH
Senior Research Project Coordinator PittVax
Department of Family Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Medical Communication:  The Art of Saving Lives

David E. Kappel, MD, FACS
Deputy Medical Director
West Virginia State Trauma System

E. Phillips Polack, MD
Wheeling Hospital
Wheeling, WV

Susan M. Wieczorek, PhD
Assistant Professor of Communication
University of Pittsburgh – Johnstown

Dawn Drahnak, DNP, CCNS, RN, CCRN
Assistant Professor of Nursing 
University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown

Additional information may be found here. Those interested should contact Continuing education credit is available in psychology and social work, as well as CME/CEU.

Location and Address

LaRoche College
Ryan Room, Zapalla College Center