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Palliative Care – 4/19/2023

April 19, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Palliative Care and Comprehensive Cancer Support Programs (CCSP)

CCSP/Palliative Care Grand Rounds


Welcome to CCSP/Palliative Care Grand Rounds

The Palliative Care and Comprehensive Cancer Support Programs (CCSP) co-organize weekly presentations on the care of seriously ill patients and their families, including individuals living with cancer, relevant to interdisciplinary clinicians. Individual topics address pain and symptom management, communication approaches with patients and families, strategies to facilitate coping and support, quality improvement and research in these disciplines.


April 19, 2023

Sasha Knowlton, MD

Crash Course in Cancer Rehabilitation



Education –
Undergraduate: University of Maryland, 2004-2008
Medical School: The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, 2008-2012
Internship: Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, 2012-2013
Residency: Harvard Medical School Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, 2013-2016
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cancer Rehabilitation: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 2016-2017

Certifications –
American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Areas of Interest –
Cancer Rehabilitation
Cancer Survivorship
Brain, spinal cord/column and bone tumors
Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy
Aromatase-inhibitor induced arthralgia
Cancer-related fatigue, deconditioning and weakness
Radiation fibrosis
Lifestyle medicine


We Offer:
The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Continuing Medical Education Statement
The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health professionals will receive a certificate of attendance from an AMA PRA Category 1™ activity. These certificates are accepted by the NC Boards for physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and respiratory therapists. Other health care providers may also be able to use these certificates, depending on their particular license requirements. (License requirements are subject to change. Participants should check with their licensing boards for specific questions. UNC and its partners are not responsible for changes in license requirements.)

Disclosure statement
This activity has been planned and implemented under the sole supervision of the course director and planning committee, in association with the UNC Office of Continuing Professional Development (UNC CPD). The course director, planning committee, presenters, and CPD staff have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.


Please visit the CCSP/Palliative Care Grand Rounds calendar page to view upcoming events.


April 19, 2023
8:00 am - 9:00 am
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