PPCC Community & Affiliated Events

Events & Programs

PPCC Firefly Chat   

PPCC is pleased to announce a new series of interactive virtual discussions that will explore issues facing the pediatric palliative care community in PA and beyond.  The first chat, A Day in the Life of a Caregiver, took place on Friday, October 9. To listen to the recording, click HERE.


PPCC Webinar 

Announcing the 2021 PPC Webinar SeriesRegistration is Now Open!

A team from Pennsylvania’s Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition (PPCC), Greater Illinois Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition (GIPPCC), Children’s Hospice & Palliative Care Coalition of California (CHPCC), Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Support Services, and the CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care have collaborated to offer the PPC Webinar Series to raise the visibility of pediatric palliative care and to build clinicians’ competencies and confidence in providing care to children.  CE and group discounts are available.


Monthly Webinar – 2021 Series

January 19, 2021 – The Use of Telemedicine in Pediatric Palliative Care with Kimberly Bower/Blue Shield of California and Rady Children’s Hospital; Debra Lotstein/Children’s Hospital Los Angeles; Krishelle Marc-Aurele/University of California, San Diego Jacobs Medical Center & Rady Children’s Hospital. 

In this webinar the presenters will define telemedicine (TM) and review what is known about it from the literature. Through sharing examples from two different pediatric palliative care (PPC) practices, they will review key aspects of providing TM and share outcomes from these experiences. They will also look forward to the use of TM in the future as medicine generally, and PPC specifically, adapts to a post-COVID world.  12:00 PST  |  1:00 MST  |  2:00 CST  |  3:00 EST    


NAGC Past Webinars from COVID Response Series

5th Biennial Perinatal Palliative Care Symposium: Emotional Support and Compassionate Communication
Friday, March 27, 2020
John H. Ammon Medical Education Center, Christiana Hospital Campus, Newark, DE

Disability & Mental Health Summit – Hosted by Rep. Dan Miller
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA



Please check back for more 2020 programs and events.