When: Friday, October 16, 2020
Time: 10:00AM to 12:00PM PST; Program starts promptly at 10:00AM PST
On the day of the event, please log on before 9:45AM PST to expedite the check-in/sign-in process prior to 10:00AM PST.
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
• Explain the history of the Chinese American end-of-care movement and access and utilize culturally appropriate communications tools and resources.
• Gain personal insights, perspective and lessons learned from a physician as a COVID-19 patient and as a palliative care physician and medical educator during this historic pandemic.
• Recognize the differences in hospice care between Chinese communities and other communities and identify approaches to providing better patient- and family-centered hospice care.
• Describe the foundational approach to supporting caregivers and explain how these mindful concepts and tools were adopted to bring an innovative program to relieve Chinese caregivers of daily stress.
Panel of Speakers
CACCC’s online, virtual 15th year celebration of compassion in action: A Year to be Mindful, features the renowned palliative care physician, Cynthia X. Pan, MD, AGSF, FACP, Chief, Geriatrics and Palliative Care Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Queens and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, this year’s keynote, will share her experiences as a COVID-19 patient and as a palliative care physician and medical educator during this historic pandemic. Other featured speakers include CACCC founder and board member Sandy Chen Stokes, RN, MSN, who will provide the history of the Chinese American end-of-care movement and share culturally appropriate communications tools and resources; CACCC board member and Suncrest Hospice, San Francisco Bay Area, hospice medical director, Gary Lee, MD, will discuss the differences in hospice care between Chinese communities and other communities and identify approaches to providing better patient- and family-centered hospice care; Zen Caregiving Project (ZCP), San Francisco, executive director, Roy Remer, will briefly explain his organization’s foundational approach to supporting caregivers and their Mindful Caregiver Education curriculum; and CACCC volunteer and Mindful Self-Care for Caregivers project lead, Teresa Cheng will share how CACCC implemented these mindful concepts and tools to launch an innovative program to relieve the daily stress of caregivers in the Chinese community.