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Trinity Health Foundation Hospice Symposium

Underwritten by the Willie and Ruth Bodien Endowment

This year’s Hospice Symposium, “Hospice & Palliative Medicine: Knowledge is Power,” occurred on Thursday, September 14, 2017, from 5 to 8:30 PM at the Grand Hotel.

Kevin J. Whitford, M.D., Internist and Palliative Medicine Specialist, Mayo Clinic spoke about “Hospice Basics,” which includes an explanation of anticipatory grief and discussing the basics of Hospice. “The Importance of Palliative Medicine,” by Ann Hoff, MD, with Trinity Health’s Palliative Medicine department, defined Palliative Medicine and services provided by a fully functioning Palliative Medicine team, dispel common myths surrounding Palliative Medicine, and introduce Palliative Medicine services to a patient and/or family. Additionally, area family members participated in a panel discussion about how their families benefited from Trinity Health hospice care for their loved ones.

This event was free of charge, as it is underwritten by the Willie and Ruth Bodien Endowment Fund within Trinity Health Foundation, and dinner was provided.
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