Eric J. Cassell, MD, author of “The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine,” to keynote 9th annual palliative care summit

The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California is honored to announce that Eric J. Cassell, MD, MACP, will keynote our 9th annual palliative care summit in Sacramento, CA, on March 13-14, 2017. As one of the early pioneers of palliative care, Dr. Cassell is well known for authoring The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine, […]


Call for Posters: 9th annual palliative care summit in Sacramento, CA

The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California (CCCC) and Children’s Hospice & Palliative Care Coalition invites the palliative care community to submit poster proposals for presentation at our 9th Annual Palliative Care Summit on Monday, March 13, 2017, in Sacramento, California. The deadline to submit poster proposals is: Friday, December 9, 2016. About the Palliative Care Poster Session […]


2016 Annual Summit was a success!

From the opening keynote address to the closing session on ethical communication, the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California 8th Annual Summit truly lived up to the theme to ignite, inspire, innovate–and take palliative care to the next level. The Summit highlighted the importance of patient-centered care, with two clear themes emerging: Working with patients as […]


Meet the 2016 Inaugural Class of Palliative Care e-Patients

It has been said that patients are the most under-used resource in health care. The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California believes patients offer valuable insights and experience and can serve as messengers and champions of the importance of advance care planning and palliative care. For the first time, the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California […]


Office hours announced for the 2016 Summit

Bring questions. Get answers. It is with great excitement that we announce to you the scheduled office hours for our 8th Annual Summit! What are “office hours?” Office Hours has become an integral part of our Summit’s culture—a time when all attendees get an opportunity to consult with palliative care experts across a variety of […]


Scholarships available to e-patients for palliative care Summit

The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California (CCCC) is inviting e-Patients to apply for a scholarship to their 8th Annual Summit in Newport Beach, California, on May 12-13, 2016. THE APPLICATION PERIOD HAS CLOSED. The e-Patient scholarship program is funded by the John and Wauna Harman Foundation, and will cover the full Summit registration fee. […]


Coalition for Compassionate Care of California hosts annual palliative care Summit in Sacramento, CA

Palliative Care: A Call to Action Palliative care is a movement and you’re a part of it! Join with the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California and leaders in the palliative care community as we answer a call to action and explore opportunities that will shape the future of health care in California and across […]