Upcoming Events

Programs Prior to 2005

See PDF of Events prior to 2005 here. . .

Programs January 2005 – March 2006

See PDF of Events from January 2005-March 2006 here. . .

Programs March-December 2006

See PDF of Events from March 2006 - December 2006 here. . .

Clergy Conference: Ministering to the Terminally Ill

Thursday, October 11 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM A conference for clergy addressing the needs of the terminally ill and their families PANEL: Clinical Aspects Diana Diaz-Serafin, RN, MS Director of Patient Services Jansen Hospice and Palliative Care Practical Aspects Christina Staudt, PhD President Westchester End-of-Life Coalition Spiritual Aspects Rabbi Pamela Wax Spiritual Care Coordinator Westchester Jewish Community Services Location: Westchester Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing 10 Claremont Avenue Mt Vernon, NY 10550 Registration and Continental Breakfast 9:00 AM Program begins at 9:30. For information and reservation contact: Nancy E. Piotrowski NP.WestRehab@earthlink.net 914-699-1600, ext. 337 Attendance by reservation only

Programs April-October 16, 2007

See PDF of Events April - October 16, 2007 here. . .

Programs October 23-November 2007

See PDF of Events October 23 - November 2007 here. . .

Previous Educational Programs

Previous educational programs include:
  • Pediatric Palliative Care Conference (fall 2007) based on the PBS documentary, “A Lion in the House.”
  • “Communicating with Children and Adolescents with Life-Limiting

    FROM PULPIT TO BEDSIDE: Practical Dying Seminar

    Friday, October 24, 2008 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon VNSNY Hospice Office 1250 Broadway, 7th floor (@ 32nd Street in Manhattan). In observance of National Pastoral Care Week, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York Hospice Care will offer the 2nd annual “FROM PULPIT TO BEDSIDE: Practical Dying” Seminar for religious professionals and lay pastoral caregivers and other allied professionals.

    Aging Prisoners: A Crisis in Need of Intervention


    AGING PRISONERS: A Crisis in Need of Intervention


    Saturday, October 8th, 2011 12:30 to 6:00 PM


    12th Floor Lounge, Lowenstein Building Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023


    To register to attend please visit: https://sites.google.com/betheevidenceproject


    An evening with author and New York Times columnist Jane E. Brody

    Wednesday March 25, 2009 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm Heimbold Auditorium, Sarah Lawrence College Bronxville, NY   Ms. Brody will  read from and discuss her recently published book Jane Brody's Guide to the Great Beyond: A Practical Primer to Help You and Your Loved Ones Prepare Medically, Legally, and Emotionally for the End of Life. The discussant will be Dr. Joseph Sacco, Director, Palliative Medicine ConsultationService, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, and Assistant. Professor of Family and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.