Palliative Care Fellowship Series

The 2018 Spring Palliative Care Fellowship Series schedule is now available.


*Presentation topics are subject to change without prior notice.

Date Time Topic Speaker
Thur., Jan. 25 8 AM Imminently Dying Patient Christian Sinclair, MD, FAAHPM
Thur., Jan. 25 9 AM Dementia Deon Hayley
Thur., Feb. 8 8 AM Palliative Sedation Christian Sinclair, MD, FAAHPM
Thur., Feb. 8 9 AM Managing Dysphagia at End of Life Lauren Buning
Thur., March 1 8 AM Marijuana and Palliative Medicine Cory Taylor, MD
Thur., March 1 9 AM Cool Studies in Palliative Care Carla Keirns
Thur., March 29 8 AM Hospice & Palliative Medicine Learner Milestones Lindy Landzaat, DO
Thur., March 29 9 AM Palliative Neurology Sherri Braksick
Thur., April 12 8 AM Caregiver Burnout Vincent Ho, MD
Thur., April 12 9 AM Legal Issues in Hospice & Palliative Medicine Amy Sokol
Thur., May 3 8 AM Anxiety/Depression Hema Navaneethan, MD
Thur., May 3 9 AM Cancer Pain Syndromes Ben Skoch, DO
Thur., May 24 8 AM Dyspnea & Pulmonary Issues at the End of Life Sahil Pandya
Thur., May 24 9 AM Heart Failure Lori Olson, MD and Blake Coulter
Thur., June 14 8 AM Understanding Chemo Therapy Treatments for the Hospice & Palliative Provider (Part 1) Elizabeth Wulff-Burchfield
Thur., June 14 9 AM Understanding Chemo Therapy Treatments for the Hospice & Palliative Provider (Part 2) Elizabeth Wulff-Burchfield 

* Information for each session will be available five working days prior to each session. Please note: Due to the nature of a fellowship series, the need may arise to alter the planned schedule. Participants will be notified of changes as soon as possible should they occur.

Broadcast Times

Each broadcast date will have two separate one-hour presentations with the first beginning at 8:00 a.m. and the second beginning at 9:00 a.m.  Sessions will begin and end promptly.  

How To Register

Click here to register for individual sessions.

To register for the series, please call (620) 235-4040. 


Series Registration (16 sessions) - $200 Individual One-hour Session Registration - $12.50 per session.

Continuing Education Credit

The registration fee will include continuing education credit for physicians, advance practice nurses, nurses, social workers and a certificate of attendance for other individuals.  Continuing education credit will be given for only those sessions attended. Please note: Participants will be emailed a link the Wednesday before the session where they can access handout materials, online evaluation, and connection information. Handouts and evaluation will be available online until the following Monday.  

Cancellation Policy

A registrant may cancel no later than three (3) working days prior to the program to receive a refund minus a $15.00 administrative fee. After that time, no refunds are made. The registration fee will not be transferred to future offerings. Refunds are made by mail. KU Medical Center AHEC reserves the right to cancel the program and return all fees in the event of insufficient registration. KU Medical Center AHEC will not be responsible for any losses incurred by registrants, including but not limited to airline cancellation charges or hotel deposits.  

Program Accessibility

We accommodate persons with disabilities. Please call KU Medical Center AHEC and a continuing education representative will contact you to discuss your needs.  

Nondiscrimination Statement

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University's programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access,, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY.  

Last modified: Jan 22, 2018