What’s Happening

PPCC hosts and provides information about a number of events that will allow professionals, familes and friends to learn and interact with others in similar situations.

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NEW! Annual Respite Community Forum & Resource Fair – Pittsburgh, PA: September 25, 2017 Are you a parent or family caregiver? Could you or someone you know use a break from caregiving? If so, come and learn about respite. Respite Forum and Fair 2017

PPCC Event 3rd Annual Statewide PPCC Conference – Malvern, PA: October 5, 2017 Save the date for the next full day PPCC conference, Navigating Challenges in Pediatric Palliative and Hospice Care, featuring keynote speaker, Dr. Chris Feudtner. Complete conference information



Article – Pittsburgh Post Gazette – Pittsburgh doctor shares struggles and privilege of treating dying children – 8/2017

Article – NY Times – For Kids with Cancer, Focusing on Quality of Life – 2017

Article – – How Repealing Obamacare Would Harm Chronically Ill Children 2017