When the CAPC National Seminar rolls into the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida, this October 26-29, attendees will have a front row seat to comprehensive training in all aspects of planning, implementing, delivering and growing palliative care services. In addition to the rich networking opportunities and interactive sessions, attendees will hear from nationally-recognized health care leaders on the importance of palliative care to the nation’s health care dialogue.
Get to know some of these experts presenting at this year’s Seminar.
Otis Webb Brawley, MD, MACP, FASCO, FACE
Chief Medical Officer for the American Cancer Society
Moving Toward Equitable Access to Palliative Care: A National Responsibility
Dr. Brawley is an acknowledged global leader in the field of cancer prevention and control. In his role at American Cancer Society, he is responsible for promoting the goals of cancer prevention, early detection, and quality treatment through cancer research and education. He champions efforts to decrease smoking, improve diet and provide the critical support cancer patients need. He also guides efforts to enhance and focus the Nation’s research program, upgrade the Society’s advocacy capacity, and concentrate community cancer control efforts in areas where they will be most effective.
Patrick Conway, MD, MSc
Chief Medical Officer, CMS
Health System Transformation
Dr. Conway is a national and international leader in health system transformation and improvement. In addition to being Chief Medical Officer, he is currently also the Acting Principal Deputy Administrator, as well as Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality. In 2014, Dr. Conway was elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recognizing individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement. Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
Mark Ganz, JD
President and Chief Executive Officer, Cambia Health Solutions
Palliative Care: A Return to Humanity
Mr. Ganz has been a change agent in the ever-evolving health care community his entire life, and health care system transformation has become his personal passion and professional cause. Since taking the top post in 2003, he has guided Cambia along a path of re-imagining and reshaping the health care system to one that is accountable to individuals and families. He has led the charge to make the system more affordable, understandable and economically sustainable.
How to Join the 2016 Seminar
This year’s activities kick off with a Pre-Con Community-Based Boot Camp on October 26 followed by the full seminar from October 27 to October 29. Discounted rates to join are available from now until September 14.