PCORI Grant Expands e-Patient Program

We’re excited to announce that we’ve been approved for a $48,839 Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award to expand patient engagement in all aspects of our Annual Palliative Care Summit (CCCC Summit), including planning, implementation, participation, and the dissemination of information presented and produced at the Summit. We feel strongly about including patient voices in the Summit, […]


J. Redwing Keyssar on taking palliative care mainstream

Palliative care by the people, for the people: A call for a new grassroots movement By J. Redwing Keyssar, RN, author of Midwife to the Dying, and Director of Palliative Care at the Jewish Family/Children’s Services in San Francisco. Keyssar is speaking at the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California 9th Annual Palliative Care Summit on […]


Evening session with Jessica Nutik Zitter, MD

Coalition for Compassionate Care of California is excited to announce we will be capping off the first day of our Annual Palliative Care Summit with Dr. Jessica Nutik Zitter in a special evening session on Monday, March 13, 2017. Dr. Zitter is featured in Extremis, an award-winning documentary streaming on Netflix. The film follows patients, […]


Scholarships available to e-Patients to participate in palliative care summit

The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California (CCCC) is inviting e-Patients to apply for a scholarship to our 9th Annual Palliative Care Summit in Sacramento, California, on March 13-14, 2017. Scholarship options range from discounted registration, to full financial scholarships (including travel and lodging). The deadline to submit an application is January 23, 2017. Apply for […]


Palliative care summit includes comprehensive pediatric track

For the second year in a row Children’s Hospice & Palliative Care Coalition is curating a comprehensive pediatric track at the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California Annual Palliative Care Summit. 9TH ANNUAL PALLIATIVE CARE SUMMIT MARCH 13-14, 2017 SACRAMENTO, CA Register by Jan. 13, 2017 and save! THE 2017 PEDIATRIC TRACK FEATURES: Break-out sessions […]


California summit is taking palliative care mainstream in 2017

What skill sets are needed to provide quality palliative care? And what policy measures should be in place to make palliative care a regular part of health care? These are just some of the questions Coalition for Compassionate Care of California will address at its 9th Annual Palliative Care Summit in Sacramento, California, on March 13-14, […]


Palliative care visionary Dr. Betty Ferrell to speak at annual summit

Coalition for Compassionate Care of California is honored to announce Betty Ferrell, RN, PhD, MA, FAAN, FPCN, CHPN, will be the closing speaker at our 9th annual palliative care summit in Sacramento, CA, on March 13-14, 2017. Dr. Ferrell will deliver a vision for how a “community of caring” transcends the needs of all patients […]


Nominations open for 2017 Compassionate Care Leadership Awards

Do you know of a leader, researcher, or practitioner who is making a positive impact on the way Californians are cared for during serious illness or at the end of life? Do you know of an organization that should be recognized for breaking new ground and taking palliative care mainstream? The 2017 Compassionate Care Leadership […]


Department of Health Care Services director to talk policy at palliative care summit

How can public policy influence access to palliative care services in California? This important topic will be addressed by Jennifer Kent, MPA, director of the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), in a general session at the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California 9th annual palliative care summit. Reserve your spot today! Kent is […]


BJ Miller, MD, announced as general session speaker at 9th annual palliative care summit

The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California is excited to reveal that BJ Miller, MD, is speaking in a general session at our 9th annual palliative care summit in Sacramento, CA, on March 13-14, 2017. Reserve your spot today! Dr. BJ Miller is a hospice and palliative medicine physician who powerfully advocates for the roles […]