Fall, 2018

Cannabis in Serious Illness

Presented by Brooke Worster, MD, Jefferson University Hospital

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

6 pm dinner, 6:30 – 7:30 pm Lecture and discussion

Host: Main Line Home Care and Hospice

Location: Lankenau Medical Center, LMC Auditorium

Lancaster Ave., Wynnewood, PA 19096


Integrative Therapies 

Presented by Dr. Steven Rosenzweig, MD, Drexel Medicine

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

6 pm dinner, 6:30 – 7:30 pm Lecture and discussion

Host: TBD

Location: TBD



Past Events:

Fall, 2017

Palliative Care Roundtable

Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017

6 pm dinner, 6:30 – 7:30 pm Roundtable Discussion

Host: Abington/Jefferson Health

Location: Frobese Conference Center, Lenfest Pavilion, Conference Room P&G

1200 Old York Rd., Abington, PA  19001

Getting to Know a Program: What Works, What Doesn’t, What Can we Learn?

Featuring The Samaritan Center and Christiana Care

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017

6 pm dinner, 6:30 – 7:30 pm Program and Discussion

Host: The Samaritan Center

Location:  265 Route 73 South, Voorhees, NJ  08043

Spring, 2018

Integrative Therapies 

Presented by Dr. Steven Rosenzweig

This meeting was postponed to Fall, 2018.


Highlights of the National Palliative Care Meetings

When: Wed, May 9, 2018    6:00 – 7:30 pm, including schmooze time

Light dinner provided

Voluteer to review your favorite session at AAHPM/HPNA’s, CAPC’s, or NHPCO’s annual meeting.  Speakers will provide 5 min of presentation in 3-5 slides, followed by 5min of group discussion.  Please email Dr Chris Jones ( asap to volunteer.

Hosts: Penn at Radnor    250 King of Prussia Road    Radnor, PA 19087

Parking is free and readily avilable on site.  Location is convenient to major highways and Lancaster Ave (Rt 30).

RSVP to is appreciated. Please post the attached flyer for others not on our mailing list.  If this email was forwarded to you and you’d like to be added, please email

Spring Social Gathering

When: Thursday, May 24 at Parks on Tap at FDR Park in South Philly, starting at 6 pm

This event will also launch our new Mentorship Program, please join us!

The DVPCC will have a Mentorship Meet Your Match on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 5:00 pm at FDR Park for the Philadelphia Horticultural Society Parks on Tap ( – see link for location, directions and other fun Parks on Tap info). This will also mark the first DVPCC family-friendly event!