Palliative Care for Children with Brain Tumors

Paediatric Neuro Oncology Lecture Series

September 22, 2020
5:00 pm-6:00 pm | Karachi

Medical College

International Faculty Speaker:
Dr Justin Baker, MD, FAAP, FAAHPM
Chief, Division of Quality of Life and Palliative Care, Attending Physician, Quality of Life for All (QoLA) Team, Director, Haematology/Oncology Fellowship Programme, Full Member, Department of Oncology, St Jude Children's Research Hospital

Dr Baker is a Paediatric Oncologist, Palliative care physician, member of the ethics committee and Phase I and end-of-life care clinical investigator at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. He currently serves as the Chief of the Division of Quality of Life and Palliative Care at St. Jude as well as the medical director of Quality of Life Service the St. Jude palliative care team. He also serves as the Director of Paediatric Hematology/Oncology fellowship program – the largest fellowship program in the state of TN. He has participated in >25 studies related to Paediatric Palliative Care and have authored numerous manuscripts and book chapters on the topics ethical decision making as well as other Palliative Care subjects within the context of Paediatric Oncology. His research interests include ethical considerations surrounding enrollment in Phase I clinical trials, AYA Palliative Oncology care, end-of-life decision making, integrating palliative care into the ongoing care of children with cancer as well as pain and symptoms control in the context of Paediatric Oncology Care.

Moderator
Dr Shahzadi Resham, Assistant Professor, Paediatric Palliative Care Physician, Paediatric Haematologist & Oncologist, Department of Paediatrics & Child Health

Organiser
Section of Paediatric Oncology, Department of Oncology, AKU

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V E N U E

The session will be conducted online.

Registration is mandatory

Meeting ID: 951 4289 6035
Meeting Password: 714477

C O N T A C T

Syed Emad Uddin
021 3486 1969 / 1970
syed.emad@aku.edu