October 29, 2014

UAB hosts inaugural palliative care conference

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UAB will host the first Palliative Care Conference, presented by Central Alabama Hospice and the Palliative Nursing Association on Nov. 21. The conference, titled “Moments of Life: Making them Count,” will run from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in UAB’s Margaret Cameron Spain Auditorium, corner of 19th Street and Seventh Avenue.

Speakers are Heather Herrington, M.D., associate professor, and Sam Perna, M.D., assistant professor, in the UAB Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care, along with attorney Bill Nolan and Chaplain Craig Greer.

The cost is $25 through early registration on Friday, Nov. 7, and $30 at the door. Continuing education credits are available. Visit www.palliative.uab.edu for more information.