San Diego's 2nd Annual Professional                                                                       Palliative Care Conference

Friday, June 23, 2017 


Friday June 23, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM PDT
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2nd Floor, Student Union Building, CSUSM 
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos, CA 92096

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Registration includes parking fees and all meals: Breakfast, Lunch Buffet, and an Afternoon Dessert Break.



Lisa Lipsey 
CSU Institute for Palliative Care at CSU San Marcos 
760-750-3550  or by e-mail: 

2017 Call for Presenters (Click to Apply Online via SurveyMonkey)

Our 2017 call for presenters is now open. We will be hosting breakout workshops and a poster session. Presenters will save 25% on conference registration. Application Deadline: Friday, March 3, 2017.

2017 Conference Scholarship Application (Click to Dowload)

Five  full-ride conference scholarships including CE/CME have been generously donated by Hospice By The Sea. Application Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2017. 

Sponsor Invitation Packet

(Click to Download) 

Please join us as we work to equip San Diego County health care leaders with the tools to implement or expand palliative care programs in our community. Sponsorships are more than financial support. They are truly partnerships...a shared commitment to local professional development and to our local community's well-being. 

CSUSM Faculty Professional Development
Conference Scholarship (Click to Apply Online via Survey Monkey)

CSUSM Faculty are encouraged to attend the conference and scholarships including CE/CME have been generously donated by the CSU Institute for Palliative Care at CSUSM and the Westreich Foundation. Application Deadline: Monday, June 5, 2017. 

Frequently Asked Questions (Click to Download)

General FAQ's plus parking, airport, and hotel information. 



Palliative Care:  A Cloak of Many Colors

Presenting best practices in Palliative Care across populations, settings, cultures, and the life span. Recommended for healthcare professionals and advocates, social workers, chaplains, psychologists, university faculty and students majoring in healthcare and allied professions. 

Save the date and join us for a day of professional-level Palliative Care education offered by the San Diego Coalition for Compassionate Care and the CSU Institute for Palliative Care at CSUSM.

 * Are you interested in presenting at the conference?                                            * Are you interested in becoming a sponsor?                                                           * Would you like to apply for a conference scholarship?  

* See the links on the left

Last year's conference was a hit!
An overwhelming majority (97%) of conference attendees said they would join us again this year!