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Virtual Health Care Disparities Forum: Living and Dying with Dignity in Diverse Backgrounds

Apr
08
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join the College of Medicine – Tucson and Banner University Medical Center – Tucson for “Approaching Cultural Minority Families when Discussing End of Life Choices: Living and Dying with Dignity in Diverse Backgrounds.”

The panelists Include Amy Klein, MD, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at the College of Medicine – Tucson and David Horn, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the College of Medicine – Tucson.

Virtual Event Details:

  • 1 – 1:20 p.m. Welcome and topic introduction
  • 1:20 – 1:35 p.m. Video
  • 1:35 – 2:40 p.m. Panel discussion
  • 2:40 – 2:50 p.m. Question and answer session
  • 2:50 – 3 p.m. Post-forum survey
Amy Klein, MD
Director of Palliative Medicine
Banner University Medical Center – Tucson

Amy Klein MD is a graduate of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Iowa Des Moines program.  She completed a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University. In Detroit, she worked closely at end of life with many patients from ethnically and culturally diverse backgrounds. Dr. Klein currently works at Banner University Medical Center – Tucson and serves as the director of palliative medicine. She also serves as the hospice and palliative medicine fellowship director and on the Ethics Committee. She aspires to bring the highest quality care possible for patients with serious illness.

David Horn, MD
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine – Tucson Department of Emergency Medicine

David Horn, MD is a graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin and pursued emergency medicine at the University of New Mexico. He completed his fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine at the University of Arizona. Dr. Horn alternates his time between the hectic emergency department with the busy service of Palliative Care Consults at Banner University Medical Center – Tucson. He is passionate about medical education and is currently working to integrate the palliative care curriculum in the Emergency Department resident formation. In the future, he plans to start a simulation of clinical scenarios lab to train residents in the art of difficult discussions.

To request any disability-related accommodations for this event please contact the event coordinator at least three business days prior to the event.
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*DEI education APPROVED for all UA COM–T Faculty, Residents, Fellows, Students and Staff.

Apr
08
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

AUDIENCE

Faculty, Staff
University of Arizona Health Sciences

LOCATION

Virtual

CONTACT

Ina Rios
College of Medicine – Tucson
Office of Graduate Medical Education