We are delighted to welcome the  Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC) as an Honoring Choices National Partner. C-TAC is dedicated to the ideal that all Americans with advanced illness receive comprehensive, high-quality, person- and family-centered care that is consistent with their goals and values and honors their dignity. We will achieve this by empowering consumers, changing the health delivery system, improving public and private policies, and enhancing provider capacity. Founded by Co-Chairs of the Board of Directors, Tom Koutsoumpas and Bill Novelli, C-TAC is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization based in Washington, D.C. Find a list of C-TAC’s 160+ members, the C-TAC action plan, and more information on the organization here.  The C-TAC website has a wealth of information about advanced illness, upcoming national and regional meetings, webinars, and resources. Here are some upcoming events below:

COMING TO BOSTON: Petrie-Flom The Evolution of Hope in Advance Care Planning

  • Date: March 4, 2020 at 12:00pm – 1:30pm
  • Location: Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School
  • Link to Register

C-TAC Policy Forum

  • Save the Date: June 3, 2020,  Washington, DC. More details to come!

 Faith Leaders Convening

  • March 12 | Buffalo, NY and Mid-April | Detroit, MI

2020 National Summit on Advanced Illness Care

  • Dates: October 28 – 30, 2020, Dallas, TX (Hyatt Regency Dallas)
  • Link to Website

PCORI Regional Research Forums

  • February 19 – Los Angeles, CA,  Innovating Community Health Workforce Strategies
    • Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm PM, Location: University of Southern California (USC) Andrus Gerontology Center (Room 224)
    • Speakers:
      • Clarissa Hsu, PhD, Assistant Investigator, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
      • Richard W. Grant, MD, MPH, Kaiser Permanente Division of Research
    • Link to Register
  • April 24 – Cleveland, OH, How to Communicate to Improve Advance Care Planning: Putting Research Into Practice
    • Time: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET,  Cleveland Clinic Campus
    • Speakers:
      • Rebecca Sudore, MD, Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of California in San Francisco
      • J. Randall Curtis, MD, Director of the Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence at the University of Washington in Seattle
      • Larry Allen, MD, Professor of Medicine-Cardiology in the School of Medicine at the University of Colorado in Denver
    • Link to Register
  • May 2020 – Details to Come!