Palliative Art:

Using the Arts to Improve Care at the End of Life

June 7, 2017, 8:30am – 3:30pm
Fordham Graduate School of Social Service
Lincoln Center Campus New York, NY

This day-long program presented by End of Life Choices New York and Fordham Graduate School of Social Service will focus on how the arts can be used in palliative and end of life care to educate and empower providers and patients.

Sessions include:

  • Keynote: “Living Fully with Illness”: A Model Community Program for Palliative Care” Barbara Sarah, LCSW-R
  • Using Music as A Transient Element of Passage in End of Life Care, Joanne Loewy, DA, LCAT, MT-BC
  • Words That Heal: Poetry in Palliative Care, Jack Coulehan, MD, MPH
  • Breath, Gesture, and Movement: Dance/Movement Therapy in Palliative Medicine Susan Orkand, MA, BC-DMT, CMA, ERYT
  • Comics and Care: Turning the Pages from Life to Death, Graphically Speaking, MK Czerwiec, RN
  • Documentary Storytelling: Experiencing the End of Life Through the Lens of Patients' Care, Carolyn Jones, Filmmaker

Additional workshops to follow conference

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Drawings by MK Czerwiec, ©2017 All rights reserved. Visit for more.

Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service is recognized by The State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers - #0066.

This program will offer 6 CEHs for main program and 1 CEH for an optional workshop.