Updated Abstract Submission Deadline, Monday, October 5th, 2015
An update and reminder: the Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network (SWHPN) is now accepting abstracts for the annual general assembly, March 6–8, 2016 in the heart of downtown Chicago at the Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel. The theme of the 2016 assembly is Promoting Integrated Care for Serious Illness: Improving Access, Coordination and Psychosocial Outcomes.
This annual event, once again in conjunction with AAHPM/HPNA, will showcase original research, innovative practices and interventions, educational strategies, policy initiatives and case presentations in the field of hospice and palliative care. Psychosocial palliative care professionals in all disciplines and palliative care advocates are encouraged to submit abstracts as part of a symposium as well as individual podium or poster presentations.
How to Submit an Abstract
Submit your presentation for the 2016 Call for Abstracts. Proposals for the following session types will be accepted:
Oral Presentation: A 20-minute presentation on a specific topic, with an additional 10 minutes for audience discussion
Poster Presentation: Visual presentation of research or practice; awards given for best posters
Symposium: A one-hour session organized around a related overall theme; a primary author with 2-3 individual presenters
Full instructions for submitting an abstract can be found in the 2016 Guide for Submitting an Abstract .
Co-Chairs of the Abstract Committee
Tracy Schroepfer, MSW, PhD
Gary L. Stein, JD, MSW