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Educational Conference | Stephanie Schmitz, MD
August 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Speaker: Stephanie Schmitz, MD
Title: “A Palliative Care Primer”
As a result of participation in this conference, participants will:
1. Define palliative care
2. Illustrate palliative care concepts of symptom management and communication
3. Explore the intersection of psychiatry and palliative care
About the Speaker:
Dr. Stephanie Schmitz attended medical school at the University of Maryland and completed a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry at Emory University, followed by a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She joined New York University School of Medicine as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Bellevue Hospital in New York City in 2019. She has a primary appointment in the Department of Medicine and a secondary appointment in the Department of Psychiatry. She splits her clinical service at Bellevue between the Psychiatry and Palliative Care consultation services and the Primary Care Behavioral Health outpatient medicine clinic.
She is passionate about public hospital service and devoted to her goal of providing palliative care to patients with serious comorbid medical and psychiatric illnesses. Prior to the pandemic, she was an avid salsa dancer and world traveler and looks forward to the day she can once again pursue these activities. In the meantime, she is dabbling in flamenco dance and exploring the wondrous parks of New York.
About the Series:
The Educational Conference series is a series of lectures designed to provide clinically useful information to the practicing psychiatrist (faculty or trainee). Every 1 to 2 months an intra- or extra-departmental speaker is invited to speak on a topic of interest selected by current faculty. This educational series is open to the public and anyone is welcome to attend. Continue Medical Education units (CME’s) are available to eligible attendees.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation Statements
American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Psychological Association (APA)
Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.
Continuing Education Units
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1 hour.