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Palliative Care – 5/31/2023
May 31 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 amFree
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.
May 31, 2023
Alyssa Tilly, MD
Doing a Lot with a Little: An Introduction to Global Palliative Care Research, Focus on Malawi
Dr. Tilly currently serves as the Program Director for UNC’s Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship. Clinically, she is an attending physician in the UNC Palliative Care Program, serving on both the Inpatient Adult Palliative Care Team and the Children’s Supportive Care Team. Her research work is centered on global oncology palliative care for patients of all ages and advancing global palliative medicine through research and education. Her areas of interest are: mentorship and advising, adolescent and young adult palliative medicine, hospice and palliative medicine education, palliative medicine in resource-constrained settings, global oncology palliative care.
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.)
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.