Palliative Care: End of Life Issues – Southern (Melbourne) SIP

BOOKING FOR MEAL - PHONE HOTEL : 9598 7255 SPECIFY THAT BOOKING IS FOR SIP, SPIRITUALITY IN THE PUB GROUP Meals can be ordered individually from a large menu with a range of prices. All are welcome to gather for a meal from 6.00pm OR join the group from 7.30 – 9.00pm for the presentation & conversation.
  • 18 April 2018
    7:30PM - 8:55PM

PALLIATIVE CARE
END OF LIFE ISSUES

David W. Kissane AC, MD. MPM, FRANZCP, FAChPM, FAPM

Professor David W. Kissane, AC, MD is an academic psychiatrist, psycho-oncology researcher and palliative care physician. He is currently the Head of Psychiatry for Monash University, previously the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York and, before that, the Foundation Chair of Palliative Medicine at the University of Melbourne. Professor Kissane consults clinically at Cabrini Health and Monash Health.
His academic interests include individual, group, couples and family psychotherapy trials, communication skills training, and the ethics of end-of-life care. He is best known for his model of family therapy delivered to ‘at risk’ families during palliative care.
At MSKCC, Prof. Kissane established a Communication Skills Training and Research Laboratory, which trained over 1000 clinicians. He is the author of over 350 publications, including the Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care, OUP 2017. Prof. Kissane has received many awards including the Klerman Award for Psychotherapy Research from Cornell University (2012). In 2018, Prof Kissane was made a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) “for eminent service to psychiatry, particularly psycho-oncology and palliative medicine”.

For further details contact VIN 9530 6004, FRANCES 9579 3920

Venue:  

Address:
SANDRINGHAM HOTEL, CNR BEACH ROAD & MELROSE STREET, SANDRINGHAM, Victoria

Description:
BOOKING FOR MEAL - PHONE HOTEL : 9598 7255 SPECIFY THAT BOOKING IS FOR SIP, SPIRITUALITY IN THE PUB GROUP Meals can be ordered individually from a large menu with a range of prices. All are welcome to gather for a meal from 6.00pm OR join the group from 7.30 – 9.00pm for the presentation & conversation. For further details contact VIN 9530 6004, FRANCES 9579 3920