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Program Schedule

Tuesday, March 7

The following schedule is subject to change.
8:00 - 8:30 am Check-in and Registration

8:30 - 8:45 am

 

 

 

 

Welcome Remarks

Penny Damaskos, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C
Director, Department of Social Work, MSKCC

Susan Gerbino, PhD, LCSW
Director, Zelda Foster Studies Program in Palliative and End-of- Life Care, NYU Silver School of Social Work

8:45 - 10:00 am

 

 

 

Social Workers as Ethical Translators: Bridging the Gap between Patients and Medical Teams

Wendy B. Walters, LICSW, OSW-C
University Hospital, Birmingham, AL
Clinical Ethics Consultant

10:00 - 10:15 am Break

10:15 - 11:15 am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panel: Ethical Dilemmas in Healthcare: A Case Review and Discussion

Liz Blackler, LCSW-R, MBE
Senior Clinical Social Worker, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Dory Hottensen, LCSW
Social Work Supervisor – Palliative Care, New York Prebyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center; Leadership Fellow, Faculty and Mentor, Zelda Foster Studies Program in Palliative and End-of-Life Care
 
Christina Ramirez, LCSW
Palliative Care Social Worker, Montefiore Medical Center; MSW Fellow, Zelda Foster Studies Program in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

11:15 - 12:15 pm

 

 

 

Addressing Ethical Challenges with the Pediatric Population

Nancy Cincotta, LCSW
Mentor, Zelda Foster Studies Program in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

12:15 -12:30 pm Wrap Up and Evaluations

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS & GRIEVANCE POLICY

Special Accommodations:
Students requiring accommodations have the opportunity to make these known upon registering or by writing to silver.continuingeducation@nyu.edu.
 
Addressing Grievances:
For information on our Grievance Policy, please click here. If you have questions or concerns contact (212) 998-9099.