Lighting the Way in Pennsylvania.

Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition’s mission is to provide resources to families, volunteers and medical professionals caring for children with life-limiting illnesses.

Our goal is to provide a clearer path for children and their families coping with this difficult, life-altering experience.

Save the Date

2nd Annual Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition (PPCC) Conference
National Trends in Pediatric Palliative Care

Thursday, October 27, 2016
7:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pittsburgh Marriott North

Featuring Keynote Speaker
Sarah Friebert, MD, FAAP, FAAHPM
Director of the Haslinger Family Pediatric Care Center at Akron Children’s Hospital

Conference will also include:
Breakout sessions • Luncheon • Opportunity to earn CEs

For more information about the conference or sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, please contact Betsy Hawley, Executive Director, 412.963.8243 or

For more information about the conference: 2016 PPCC Conference


Become a Member

This year we are introducing the opportunity to become a PPCC member. The cost is minimal – $25 – but it will help us continue to further our mission of providing resources such as our Care Plan Book and conferences to families, volunteers and medical professionals caring for children with life-limiting illnesses.

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Care Plan Book

The Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition (PPCC) is pleased to present our Care Plan Book and hope that it will make your job as a caregiver a little bit easier. We understand how overwhelming and difficult that task can be. Our goal is that this reference guide, to be used by families, caregivers and medical professionals, will become an invaluable source.

For more information about The Care Plan Book, please contact the Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition at