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.

If you or your organization have a related event you would like to include on our calendar, please email:



PPCC Event  Incorporating Creative Therapies in the Home – Pittsburgh, PA: November 2, 2017 Keynote Speaker: Sarah Miedel, MS, CCLS, LBS
The Children’s Institute, Pittsburgh, PA  For more information, click here.
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PPCC Event  Navigating the Journey Home – Palliative Care, Home Nursing and Hospice – Blairsville, PA: November 8, 2017 Keynote Speaker: Carol May, RN, MSN, MBA, CHPPN  For more information, click here.  Click here to register

It Doesn’t Have to Hurt – Treating Chronic, Complex and Complicated Pain in Children – Children’s Hospital of Chicago, IL: November 10, 2017   For more information, click here.

Early Palliative Care – When to Start, 2017 Conference. East Lansing, MI: November 10, 2017   For more information, click here.



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