Events

Schwartz Center Rounds are unique, multi-disciplinary sessions in which hospital staff explore the emotional side of caregiving.

Schwartz Center Rounds

01/21/2009
Time: 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Bulfinch Conference room 508
Contact: Pat Gavin, mgavin@partners.org
Schwartz Center

Description:
A national program with sites across the country, Schwartz Center Rounds are funded by the Kenneth B. Schwartz Center, a Boston-based nonprofit dedicated to advancing compassionate healthcare. In a typical Rounds session, a panel of caregivers presents a patient case that brought up interesting and important psychosocial issues.

Preregistration required? no

Registration closed?
no

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