Thursday, July 29, 2021

 Virtual Conference

Thank you everyone that participated in this year’s conference and made it a success!

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Jessica Nutik Zitter, MD, MPH

A national advocate for transforming the way people die in America, Jessica is Harvard and UCSF-trained to practice the unusual combination of Critical and Palliative Care medicine. She works as an Attending Physician at a public hospital in Oakland, California. Dr. Zitter’s work is featured in the Oscar and Emmy-nominated Netflix documentary, Extremis. She is the author of Extreme Measures: Finding a Better Path to the End of Life. She is a regular contributor to The New York Times and her articles have appeared in The Atlantic, Time Magazine, Journal of the American Medical Association, The Washington Post and many other publications.

Caregiver: A Love Story

Keynote Session: A screening of Caregiver: A Love Story followed by Dr. Zitter’s keynote describing the rising public health crisis of family caregiver burden.