2017 Annual Conference

The Carolinas Center's 41st Annual Hospice & Palliative Care Conference

Raising the Bar to Provide Quality Care Across the Continuum

September 11 - 13, 2017

Renaissance Hotel, Asheville, North Carolina

Click Here to Download the Brochure and Register Online!
(CEUs and CMEs for all available and applied for)

This annual conference is designed specifically for hospice and palliative care professionals with the training and mentoring you need to keep your programs operating at the highest level!

It’s everything that committed healthcare professionals like you look for in a conference that takes you away from your jobs in order to give you the training and tools that make you better in your jobs.



Timothy Quill, MD, Georgia and Thomas Gosnell Distinguished Professor of Palliative Care, and Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry, Medical Humanities and Nursing at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, kicks off the main conference mid-day Monday with the Dr. John Lusk Lecture. He is also a presenter for the Physicians Course on Monday.




A second keynote by David Casarett, MD, MA, Chief of Palliative Care, Professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, will take place on Monday afternoon.



Between keynotes, the Annual Awards Ceremony honors some of the most talented and committed hospice professionals and volunteers in the Carolinas!

Other highlights include:

* 3 Pre-Conference Sessions on Monday morning
* Physicians Course on Monday 8am – 4:30pm (CME credits applied for)
* Tuesday keynote address by Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP, CPAE, Speaker, Author, and Humorist, Nellysford, VA
* Conference sessions identified for 5 specific audiences: Compliance & Quality; Emerging Topics; Leadership & Management; Patient & Family Support; & Physicians/Nurse Practitioners & Nursing Services
*Exhibitors…Networking with peers…Downtown hotel with free Wi-Fi and parking… No cooking or laundry for 3 days!
*Easy online registration. (Early bird registration through August 14!)