PPCC Community & Affiliated Events

Events & Programs

PPCC, GIPPCC, CHPCC, Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Support Services, and the CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care have collaborated to offer the PPC Webinar Series to raise the visibility of pediatric palliative care and to build clinicians’ competencies and confidence.

Click HERE for a listing of the entire series. Discounts are available for groups and multiple registrations.
CE are available for nurses and social workers.

November 16, 2021 – Alternative Payment Strategies to Enhance Access to Pediatric Palliative Care
with Conrad Williams, MD, FAAP, FAAHPM; Kristin James, LCPC
With the growing emphasis on value-based payments in healthcare, there is significant potential for enhanced access to pediatric palliative care services. This discussion will highlight the challenges to access of PPC services in traditional reimbursement models, and it will discuss existing state models that have been developed. Finally, a process for exploring policy and legislative opportunities to develop alternative payment strategies will be discussed. 12:00 PST  |  1:00 MST  |  2:00 CST  |  3:00 EST

October 20, 2021 - Noon - 1:00 PM EST: Grief and the Holidays

Click HERE for more information.
Click HERE to register.

October 27, 2021 - 8PM EST:  In The Room - Where do we fit in?


In The Room – Live Conversations on Topics Parents and Providers Really Wonder About

PediPal – A new podcast about pediatric palliative care, hosted by two pediatric palliative care docs, Sarah Dabagh, MD, and Daniel Eison, MD, MS

Stressed But Not Stressed out: Practical Tools for Managing Stress
Click HERE to listen to the latest Firefly Chat using the passcode – 5#r7QLpH.
Click HERE to view presentation materials.
Click HERE to view Mindfulness/Gratitude Practices.

The PPCC Firefly Chat is a series of interactive virtual discussions that explore issues facing the pediatric palliative care community in PA and beyond. Click HERE to listen to the previous chat, A Day in the Life of a Caregiver.


NAGC Past Webinars from COVID Response Series.


Additional Events:
NHPCO's 2021 Interdisciplinary Conference - On demand access available until 12-31-21.  Click HERE

Providing Complex Fetal Care in Central PA - Nov 5, 2021.  Click HERE

Phoenix Rising - Virtual Event, Dec 2, 2021. Inconjunction with Reimagine’s Fall 2021 season “Grief, Growth, and Action”, Phoenix Rising explores opportunities to emerge from the ashes and transform from the source of our devastation and loss. Click HERE

Please check back for more 2021 programs and events.

PPCC is not a health care provider and does not give medical advice or treatment. PPCC does not endorse or recommend any listed facilities, service providers, or support groups herein. PPCC offers the list and information as a resource only. PPCC does not pre-evaluate, or consider the Medicare/Medicaid status of the providers.

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