As We Live and Die: Preparing Your Own Personal Health Care Agenda
Friday, April 16, 2010 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EDT)
Join us for an informational program on the importance of documenting the health care you want in the event of an accident or illness that leaves you unable to express your wishes. A two-part program, including a panel discussion with leading experts and a question-and-answer session where you can talk one-on-one with representatives from the Pennsylvania Bar, AARP, other organizations that advocate for older adults, and health care providers.
Moderator: Willo Carey, Executive Director of Wider Horizons, WHYY
• Estella Hyde, Volunteer President of Pennsylvania Executive AARP
• Gail Inderwies, RN, BSN, MBA, CHPN, Executive Director, Keystone Hospice
• Shari Odenheimer, Blank Rome LLP
• Duane Kirksey, MD, MSCE, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Temple University
• Chaplain John Ehman, UPHS Pastoral Care Department
• Invited panelist: The Honorable Senator Arlen Specter
In conjunction with National Health Care Decisions Day, this event is sponsored by The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, PhillyHealthInfo.org, the Delaware Valley Health Council, WHYY and its Caring Community coalition, the Philadelphia Free Library, DocuBank, and the AARP.
When & Where
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia is the oldest medical society & the oldest steward of American Medicine, and is regarded as the “Birthplace of American Medicine”SM, offering insight into medicine’s past, present and future.
Our specimens, book collections, archives, personal journals and ephemera are more relevant today than ever – attracting more visitors and users of our collections and facilities than ever before in our history.
Dedicated to advancing the cause of health while upholding the ideals and heritage of medicine, the College remains an unbiased community resource without allegiance to one healthsystem, a particular educational institution or industry.