Palliative Care Fellowship Series

The 2017 FallPalliative Care Fellowship Series schedule is now available.


*Presentation topics are subject to change without prior notice.

Date Time Topic Speaker
Thur., July 6 8 AM Long-Term Care Kalender-Rich
Thur., July 6 9 AM Hope Ashley Huber
Thur., July 20 8 AM Prognostication Christian Sinclair, MD, FAAHPM
Thur., July 20 9 AM Spiritual Assessments Al Henager
Thur., July 27 8 AM Palliative Care and End Stage Renal Disease Lindy Landzaat, MD
Thur., July 27 9 AM Geriatric Assessments Milta Little, DO
Thur., Aug. 3 8 AM Radiation Oncology Chris Lominska
Thur., Aug. 3 9 AM Pediatric Palliative Care Emily Riegel, MD
Thur., Aug. 24 8 AM  Sleep Disorders in Palliative Care Christian Sinclair, MD, FAAHPM
Thur., Aug. 24 9 AM Bowel Symptoms Lindy Landzaat, MD
Thur., Sept. 7 8 AM Cultural Compentency Gaby Flores
Thur., Sept. 7 9 AM Neurologic Disease & Palliative Care Christi Bartlett, MD
Thur., Sept. 28 8 AM HPM Pharmacology Christian Sinclair, MD, FAAHPM
Thur., Sept. 28 9 AM Fellow Lecture: Do The Right Thing Vincent Ho, MD
Thur., Oct. 12 8 AM Professionalism Panel Karen Porter-Williamson, MD
Thur., Oct. 12 9 AM Professionalism Panel Karen Porter-Williamson, MD
Thur., Nov. 2 8 AM Code Status and Advanced Directives Karen Porter-Williamson, MD
Thur., Nov. 2 9 AM Fellow Lecture: Lymphedema Cory Taylor, MD
Thur., Nov. 30 8 AM Palliative Sedation Emily Riegel, MD
Thur., Nov. 30 9 AM Delirium/Agitation Lori Olson, MD
Thur., Dec. 21 8 AM Fellow Lecture: History of Hospice Ben Skoch, DO
Thur., Dec. 21 9 AM Fellow Lecture Hema Navaneethan, MD

* 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 (22 sessions) - $275 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: Sep 15, 2017