The Maine Hospice Council and the Palliative Care & Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Advisory Council are proud to present the
Inaugural Statewide Palliative Care Conference
October 6 (Thursday, 5:00 to 8:00PM)
& October 7 (Friday, 8:00AM-4:30PM)
University of Maine Hutchinson Center, Belfast, Maine
* October 6 - A Listening Session with Senator Angus King (tentative)
* October 7 - Keynote Speakers:
Betty Ferrell, PhD, MA, FAAN, FPCN.
"Spirituality: Identifying and Addressing the Powerful Domain of Palliative Care"
Jim VanKirk, MD, FACP
Elisabeth Mock, MD, MPH, FAAFP
“Balancing Responsibility and Scrutiny for Opioid Prescribing”
Cordt Kassner, PhD
"Trending Palliative Care in Maine: 2016-2021"
In addition to the keynote presentations, there will be opportunities to participate in the following breakout sessions:
(All Workshops Subject to Change)
Closing General Session: Implementing Palliative Care Principles: Raising the Bar Statewide
Blocks of rooms have been set aside at
Belfast Fireside Inn
(Reservation deadline: September 1, 2022)
Belfast Harbor Inn
(Reservation deadline: August 6, 2022)
Mention the Maine Hospice Council Palliative Care Conference to reserve a discounted room.
(First come, First served)
We have tried to create a menu that considers dietary limitations, but If you have any restrictions you would like us to be aware of, please let us know.
Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors!
Hartley & Benson Webster
Dr. Jim VanKirk
Keep Watch For Upcoming Events!