Comments from Attendees

"Thank you for the great speakers and topics this year!! Wonderful conference!" -

"Excellent spring meeting with great topics and dialogue! Dr. Hill's presentation was excellent! Loved hearing his perspective and pearls of wisdom."

"Grief support for patients and families is a really important topic, and I'm glad the conference was devoted to this subject this year."

"I really enjoyed this meeting's topic and variety of speakers. Use of caregivers in the discussion panel was powerful."

"Wonderful program and speakers."

"​What a great day, looking forward to the fall meeting!" ​

"Thank You! It was a great conference!"



Saturday, March 18, 2023

Grappone Center ~ Concord Courtyard

Concord, NH

Caring for the Whole Patient - Supporting Caregivers and Families



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 7:15 - 9:00 AM  Registration Check-In 
 7:30 - 9:00 AM
  • Patient Assistance Presentations
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Exhibits & Posters
 9:00 - 9:30 AM

Meaningful Closure With Terminal Patients and Their Families: The Importance of Saying Goodbye

- John M. Hill, Jr, MD
 9:30 - 10:30 AM

Practical Tips for Coping with Grief: Panel of Professionals & Caregivers

  • John M. Hill, Jr., MD
  • Jodi Hanley, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C

  • Chelsie Lang, MS, CCLS, RWWP

  • Plus 2 Caregivers

 10:30 - 11:00 AM

 Exhibits & Posters

 Refreshment Break

 11:00 - 11:55 AM

Podium Presentations

  • Ambulatory Oncology Acuity Model - Avigayil East, DNP
  • After the loss: Offering trauma-informed bereavement care - Erin King, LCSW, APHSW-C, CGS & Kristen Breault, LCSW
  • Racial Disparities in Phase 1 Lung Cancer Clinical Trials - Rohit Singh, MD

11:55 AM - 12:55 PM Lunch, Exhibits & Posters
 12:55 - 1:40 PM

Recognizing the Needs of Children – the Forgotten Caregiver / Overlooked Family Member - Chelsie Lang, MS, CCLS

 1:45 - 3:00 PM

Considerations in Wellness for Patients and Families - facilitated by Amy Bertrand, MPS, BSW 

  • Integrative Health - Emily Calman, BS, NBC-HWC
  • Physical Activity - Nancy Potter, PT
  • Diet/Nutrition - Jenn May, RD, CD
  • Mindfulness as a Tool - Suzanne A. Corbett, MSW, LICSW
 3:00 - 4:00 PM Networking Reception 


This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

Genetic Counselors can submit CNE credits for NSGC Category 2 CEUs through the National Society of Genetic Counselors CEU portal within 90 days after attending the event. The $25 CEU filing fee will be reimbursed by NNECOS upon presentation of the payment receipt. The general activity information and activity materials for the application will be made available to facilitate the submission of the application.

Engaging educational content and regional networking opportunities for nurses, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, allied healthcare providers (psychologists, physical therapists, etc.), administrators, pharmacists, and post-graduate trainees (fellows, residents)!

Northern New England Clinical Oncology Society
P.O. Box 643
Sandown, NH 03873-0643
Telephone (603) 887-1948

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