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Ellin Gafford, MD, Erin Donaho and Ann Laramee, Presenter. "Heart Failure Palliative Care: Critical Issues." Presented at 18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America, Peers within Field. Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, NV (Sep 2014)

Ellin Gafford, MD, Erin Donaho and Ann Laramee, Presenter. "How to 6: How to Approach Difficult Conversations with Heart Failure Patients: Hoping for the Best, Planning for the Worst." Presented at 18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America, Peers within Field. Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, NV (Sep 2014)

Ellin Gafford, MD, Presenter. "We Can do TAVR but Should We?." Presented at The Ohio State University's Second Annual Valve and Structural Heart Disease Conference: Transcatherter Managment of Aortic Valve Disease, Peers within Field. The Ohio State University's Ohio Union, Columbus, Ohio (May 2014)

Robert M. Taylor, Keynote Speaker. "Ethics." Presented at 27th Annual West Virginia Ethics Committee Network Symposium, Peers within Field. Stonewall Resort, Roanoke, WV (May 2014)

Ellin Gafford, MD, Presenter. "Palliative/Hospice Care in Advanced/End-stage Cardiac Disease." Presented at 7th Annual Ohio-ACC Spring Summit Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland, OH (Apr 2014)

Gustin J, Way D, McCallister J, Validation of a Family Meeting Behavioral Skills Instrument.  Invited presentation at the Ottaway Conference. Ottawa, Canada (April 2014)

KellAnn Light-McGroary, MD; Sarah Goodlin, MD; Ellin Gafford, MD; Pam Barrett, LBSW, Presenter. "Heart Failure Bootcamp: Developing A Better Understanding of the Disease and Creating Effective Palliative Strategies for Management." Presented at 2014 AAHPM & HPNA Annual Assembly, San Diego, CA (Mar 2014)

Gustin J, Presenter, Interactive Educational Exchange:  Family Meeting Behavioral Skills Instrument.  Invited presentation at the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly. San Diego, CA (March 2014)

Robert M. Taylor, MD, Diane Mortimer, MD, MSN, Presenter. "Functional MRI Evidence of Awareness in the PVS." Presented at Midwest Care Alliance 2013 Conference Transforming Our Future, Peers within Field., Columbus, OH (Nov 2013)

Ellin Gafford, MD; Mary Lou Hauenstein, MBA, BSN, RN, Lecturer. "Managing real World Expectation for the Patient and Professional." Presented at Transplantation in 2013: Review of Best Practices, Peers within Field. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States. (Oct 2013)

KellyAnn Light-McGroary, MD; Ellin Frair Gafford, MD, Lecturer. "An Exploration into the Symptom Burden of Heart Failure Throughout the Continuum of Care: How Can Palliative Care Providers Change the Face of Advanced Heart Failure?." Presented at 17 Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Supportive Care, Hospice and Palliative Medicine MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX (Oct 2013)

Ellin Gafford, MD; Ernest Mazzaferri, MD, Lecturer. "The Art of Endof Life Communication with Cardiac Patients." Presented at FIFTH ANNUAL STEMI UPDATE: FACING THE TOUGH QUESTIONS, Peers within Field. The Ohio State University, Scioto Country Club, Columbus, Ohio, United States. (Sep 2013)

Robert M. Taylor, MD, Lecturer. "Managing Conflicts Around Medical Fultility, Grand Rounds." Presented at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center Hospital, Chicago, IL (Aug 2013)

Ellin Gafford, MD, Kelly-Ann Light-McGroary, MD, Robin Vachon-Kraut, CNP, Maggie Disch, RN CNL, Presenter. ""Is Palliative Care Part of the Solution for 30-Day Readmissions for Heart Failure?"." Presented at AAHPM Annual Assembly 2013, Peers within Field. New Orleans Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. (Mar 2013)

Buckholz G, Gustin J, Levine S, Periyakoil VJ, Ross J, Sanchez-Reilly S (March 2013).  Fellowship directors forum – Looking 10 years into the future.  Invited workshop at the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly.  New Orleans, LA.

 Morrison L, Gustin J, Carey E, Otis-Green S (October 2012).  Giving feedback to palliative care learners.  Accepted presentation at the 19th International Congress on Palliative Care.  Montréal, Canada.

 Gustin J, Petersen D (September 2012).  What is satisfaction to a grieving family?  Invited presentation at the Multidisciplinary Advances in the Treatment of the Critically Ill Hospitalizated Patient (MATCH) conference.  Columbus, OH

 Gustin J, Wood G, Childers J, Jacobsen J & DeLima Thomas J (March 2012).  Becoming a clinician educator in Palliative Care: Finding a path.  Accepted presentation for SIG Symposia at American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly.  Denver, CO.

 Gustin J, Johnson R, & Hartman A (March 2012).  Advanced pulmonary hypertension:  Considerations for care planning at the end-of-life.  Accepted presentation at the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly.  Denver, CO.

Gustin JL, Lucarelli M, Johnson R (April 2011).  Challenging conversations:  Role play as a technique for IM residency communication skills training.  Invited workshop at the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Wells-DiGregorio S, DeWood M, Hartman A & Gustin J (February 2011).  Effectiveness of antidepressant medication use among a convenience sample of cancer patients referred to Palliative Care.  Paper presented at the American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Care, Vancouver, British Columbia.

 Gustin JL & McCallister J (December 2010).  Patient-centered communication in the MICU:  Facilitating a family meeting.  Invited presentations for the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at Loma Linda University and University of Southern California.  Los Angeles, CA

 Gustin JL (April 2010).  Communication skills:  Training Pulmonary/Critical Care fellows.  Invited presentation at the 6th Association of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Program Directors Conference and Workshop.  Fort Lauderdale, FL.