31st Annual Jonathan J. King Lecture
We invite you to join our free live webinar of the 31st Annual Jonathan J. King Lecture on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 5:30 pm PDT: â??The Future of Palliative Care After the Storm: A Conversation with Dr. Betty Ferrell.â?
Betty Ferrell, RN, PhD, MA, FAAN, FPCN, CHPN has been in nursing for 44 years and has focused her clinical expertise and research in pain management, quality of life, and palliative care. Dr. Ferrell is the Director of Nursing Research & Education and a Professor at the City of Hope Medical Center in Duarte, California. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and she has over 480 publications in peer-reviewed journals and texts. She is Principal Investigator of the â??End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC)â? project. She directs several other funded projects related to palliative care in cancer centers and QOL issues. Dr. Ferrell was Co-Chairperson of the National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care. Dr. Ferrell completed a Masters degree in Theology, Ethics and Culture from Claremont Graduate University in 2007. She has authored eleven books including the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing (5th Edition, 2019) published by Oxford University Press. She is co-author of the text, The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Nursing published in 2008 by Oxford University Press and Making Health Care Whole: Integrating Spirituality into Patient Care (Templeton Press, 2010). In 2013 Dr. Ferrell was named one of the 30 Visionaries in the field by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. In 2019 she was elected a member of the National Academy of Medicine.Â
The Jonathan J. King Lectureship was established in 1991 to encourage the compassionate and humane care of all patients. It is part of Stanford Medicineâ??s mission to enhance patient treatment and the art of caring.Â