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Grand Rounds – Dio Kavalieratos, PhD “Palliative Care in Chronic, Non-Cancer Illness: Evidence, Gaps, and Priorities”

June 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

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Wednesdays at 8am, Patient Family Resource Center Conference Room (Ground Floor, North Carolina Cancer Hospital)

Hosted by the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP) and the UNC Palliative Care Program.


Presenter: Dio Kavalieratos, PhD

Title: “Palliative Care in Chronic, Non-Cancer Illness: Evidence, Gaps, and Priorities”

Bio: Dio Kavalieratos, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics and Associate Director of Palliative Care Research in the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine where he also serves as Director of Implementation Research in the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Palliative and Supportive Institute. Dio received his PhD in Healthy Policy and Management from the UNC Gillings School of Public Health.  He is the first non-physician recipient of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine’s Early Career Investigator Award.  Dio’s research interests include addressing palliative care needs for patients with heart failure and cystic fibrosis.


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The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Continuing Medical Education Statement

The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health professionals will receive a certificate of attendance from an AMA PRA Category 1™ activity. These certificates are accepted by the NC Boards for physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and respiratory therapists.  Other health care providers may also be able to use these certificates, depending on their particular license requirements.  (License requirements are subject to change. Participants should check with their licensing boards for specific questions.  UNC and its partners are not responsible for changes in license requirements.)

Disclosure statement

This activity has been planned and implemented under the sole supervision of the course director and planning committee, in association with the UNC Office of Continuing Professional Development (UNC CPD).  The course director, planning committee, presenters, and CPD staff have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.


June 19, 2019
8:00 am - 9:00 am
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