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11th Annual Palliative Care Social Work Conference

Leaning In to Lead: Innovations in Advanced Practice & Policy

Friday, April 12th, 2019

Tivoli Student Union, Downtown Denver, CO

Keynote Speakers:

Barbara Head, ACSW, RN, CHPN, PhD, Associate Professor Division of General Internal Medicine, Medical Education and Palliative Care, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, leads a national Interprofessional Education & Practice palliative care project, provides leadership in developing the competencies for certification in palliative care, and is both a social worker and a nurse.

Andrew MacPherson, Principal of Healthsperien, LLC, is a leader in our national conversation about health policy related to palliative care.

Stacy Fischer, MD, a local and national leader as a geriatrician and palliative care physician researcher at the University of Colorado, is leading a randomized controlled trial pilot study of a palliative care social work intervention.

Final Program Now Available!

Download the 2019 PCSWK Conference Final Program today.

Registration and Cost

Early Bird Registration: $95.00 (After April 1st: $105)

Early Bird Enrolled Student Rate: $25.00 (After April 1st: $35)

Click here to register, click on "Conferences". If the hyperlink isn't working, visit

More details on the full program will be provided soon!

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Would your organization like to sponsor this event? Download the PCSWK Conference Sponsorship Options PDF or see below for more information.

Please contact us at to ask about or commit to your sponsorship today! Event coordination by the Student Association of Social Workers (SASW) at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Proceeds will go towards student social work professional development and education.

Community Partner SponsorshipFor $250 you receive

  • Acknowledgment on conference website and in conference literature
  • One complimentary full-conference registration

Business Sponsorship: For $450 (for-profit company) or $360 (non-profit organization), you receive:

  • One undraped six-foot table on which to display literature and sample products
    • Breakfast and lunch for the representative staffing your organization's exhibit table
  • Acknowledgment on conference website and in conference literature
  • One complimentary full-conference registration for an attendee (in addition to the table rep)
  • Exhibitors will be located in prime traffic areas for attendees to see. The conference agenda includes morning, afternoon, and lunch breaks specifically for attendees to visit exhibits.

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Community Partner Sponsors 




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Denver, CO 80217-3362


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