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What Matters Most: Palliative Care Myths, Misconceptions, and Setting the Record Straight (Virtual)
Thu November 5, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join Dr. Grant Smith, the Medical Director of the Palliative Care Team at Stanford, to learn all about palliative care, a medical specialty that focuses on caring for people and families living with a serious illness. Palliative care focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of an illness and aims to improve quality of life. It can be appropriate for people at any age and at any stage of illness, and it can be delivered alongside curative treatment. Come learn about what palliative care can offer and why it might be a great addition to your health care team.
Grant Smith, MD is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Stanford School of Medicine. He provides palliative care services to patients who are admitted to the hospital as well as patients who are seen in a clinic setting, outside of the hospital. He is the Medical Director for the Palliative Care – Health Education, Engagement, and Promotion team at Stanford.
To join by phone, dial 888-475-4499 (toll free) or 669-900-6833 (local).
Enter Meeting ID: 865 6747 4200, then press # twice.
To join with video, click this link: https://zoom.us/j/86567474200 to register and join. Wait in the “waiting room” until the activity is ready to start.
To create a friendly environment and minimize interruptions, we will close the activity to new participants 15 minutes after the start time.
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