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Authors and Speakers
Lyn Ceronsky DNP, GNP, CHPCA, FPCN
Andrew Esch, MD, MBA
Nathan Goldstein, MD
Jay R. Horton, ACHPN, FNP-BC, MPH
Khaliah Johnson, MD
Tammy I. Kang, MD, MSCE
Anna Loengard, MD
Joan Panke, MA, RN, ACHPN
Beth Popp, MD, FACP, HMDC, FAAHPM
Randall Schisler, MD
David E. Weissman, MD
Lisa D. Morgan
Principal, LDM Strategies
The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) is a national organization dedicated to increasing the availability of quality palliative care services for people facing serious illness. CAPC provides health care organizations with the tools, training, technical assistance and metrics needed to support the successful implementation and integration of palliative care. To learn more about CAPC, visit www.capc.org.
CAPC is affiliated with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City.