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Community Forum - When Will Doctors Listen to Patients: The Promise of Palliative Care

  • GVSU - Loosemore Auditorium (inside DeVos Center) 401 Fulton West Grand Rapids, MI, 49504 United States (map)

Event Description

You are invited to join us for a dialogue about improving the quality of life through to the end of life. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Timothy Ihrig, the medical director for palliative medicine at the Trinity Regional Medical Center in Iowa, where he has been instrumental in normalizing palliative care at all levels of the healthcare system, achieving extraordinary improvements in quality and reductions in cost. Dr. Ihrig will be joined by other experts in the field discussing opportunities for optimizing care for those experiencing life-defining and terminal illnesses.

There will be ample time devoted to comments and questions from the audience. Light refreshments will be served, beginning at 5:30 PM. This event is free and open to the public.

Your reply is requested: RSVP@trilliuminstitute.org

Sponsors:
Koeze Business Ethics Initiative at Grand Valley State University
Making Choices Michigan
Trillium Institute