BECOME a Speaker

Eligible to all members of SDCCC!

With educational events in various locations, we have many opportunities for SDCCC members to speak about a topic that is close to their heart and aligned with our vision and mission.  For example,

  • Family conversations regarding End of Life Care Options

  • Advance care planning and advance directives

  • Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)

  • The spiritual aspects of advance care planning

  • Medical interventions

Once a member, you will be able to access Member’s Corner to fill out the Speaker Bureau form!


We have provided speakers for the following organizations:

 
El Cajon Rotary Club

El Cajon Rotary Club

Jewish Family Services

Jewish Family Services

San Diego Community Action Network

San Diego Community Action Network

San Diego Successful Aging Expo

San Diego Successful Aging Expo

UCSD Palliative Medicine Fellowship

UCSD Palliative Medicine Fellowship

 
Coalition for Compassionate Care of California

Coalition for Compassionate Care of California

CSU Institute for Palliative Care

CSU Institute for Palliative Care

San Diego County Post-Acute Care Collaborative.

San Diego County Post-Acute Care Collaborative.

TriCity Medical Center

TriCity Medical Center

UCSD Bioethics Committee

UCSD Bioethics Committee

Request a Speaker

Are you planning a community, church event or major conference? Is the focus to educate your audience on the importance of advance care planning, palliative care and utilizing resource tools?  

We have a wide range of highly qualified speakers known for their professionalism and expertise. From spiritual and inspirational to more clinical based presentations by chaplains, physicians, healthcare leaders, nurses, licensed medical social workers and more… All are focused on moving the conversation forward to implementation.  

You will be contacted by our speaker’s bureau committee within the next two business days. We look forward to connecting with you. 


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San Diego County Medical Society

San Diego County Medical Society

San Diego Health Connect

San Diego Health Connect

RESOURCES:

The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California: POLST (Physician Order for Life Sustaining Treatment) and helpful ACP resources. www.coalitionccc.org

Caring Connections: ACP and end-of-life resources from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, with a data base of downloadable AHCD for all states. www.caringinfo.com

Get Palliative Care: Palliative care information and resources, to help you lie well with serious illness. www.GetPalliativeCare.org

The Conversation Project: An interactive website with helpful advance care planning support. www.theconversationproject.org

Prepare for Your Care: An online resource to help you think about your health care preferences. www.prepareforyourcare.org

Go Wish Game: A card game to discuss healthcare priorities, values and wishes. www.gowish.org

Death Over Dinner: A creative approach to engaging in important conversations. http://dealthoverdinner.org

Death Café: Local social gatherings to discuss end-of-life ideas, thoughts and wishes. www.deathcafe.com

Institute for Healthcare Advancement: Easy to read California Advance Directives in multiple languages. https://iha4health.org/our-services/advance-directive/

Aging with Dignity: The 5 Wishes Advanced Health Care Directive. www.agingwithdignity.org

California Advance Healthcare Directive: Basic Advance Health Care Directive from the California probate code. https://oag.ca.gov/sites/all/files/agweb/pdfs/consumers/ProbateCodeAdvancedHealthCareDirectiveForm-fillable.pdf

San Diego Bar Association: Online referral form, live chat and direction to supportive legal assistance. https://sdcba.org/indez.cfm?pg=MainLRIS