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EPEC Remembers Larry Librach
Dr. Larry LibrachEPEC notes with sadness the death of Dr. Larry Librach.

Larry was a leader in many spheres of palliative care and a cherished friend and colleague of ours in EPEC. He was one of the founders of EPEC and taught for many years in our conferences. We will miss his wisdom, his humor and his compassion. Through his teaching of colleagues and his care of patients and their families, he leaves a legacy that will last for years and decades to come.

In honor of Larry's lifelong commitment to palliative care the University of Toronto has set up a fund in his honor. Donations may be made to the Larry Librach Chair in Palliative Care at the University of Toronto, Department of Family Medicine, online or by phone at 1-800-463-6048
Welcome to EPEC
Our vision is that all patients will receive
the primary palliative care that they need

Our mission is to educate all health care professionals
in the essential clinical competencies of palliative care

Our goal is to bring palliative care practice and culture to non-palliative care specialists and clinicians of all disciplines

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N E W S   &   E V E N T S
Registration is Open for the Annual EPEC Trainer Conference
and Professional Development Workshop

Registration is now open for our 2015 annual Trainer conference, to be held September 24-26, 2015 at the Hyatt Lodge in Oak Brook, Illinois. Click here to go to our Conference page and register.

EPEC in Thailand
EPEC - Thailand

As part of a national effort to augment training in palliative care in Thailand, Mike Preodor and Joshua Hauser recently taught two Become an EPEC Trainer conferences in Bangkok and Khon Kaen, Thailand. Co-sponsored by the Thai Palliative Care Society, approximately 50 physicians, nurses and other health care professionals attended with a goal of modifying several EPEC modules for use in medical student and residency training.

AAHPM Honors Dr. Gordon Wood
Gordon Wood, MD

EPEC congratulates EPEC associate director, Gordon Wood, on a well-deserved honor: being named one of AAHPM's list of 40 inspiring hospice and palliative medicine leaders under the age of 40.

October EPEC Conferences
October 2014 Conference

In October 2014, EPEC held four conferences in Oakbrook, IL: 'Become an EPEC Trainer', 'Become an EPEC-Emergency Medicine Trainer' and 'Become an EPEC-Pediatrics Trainer', as well as a 'Professional Development Workshop.' A total of 134 participants came from 30 states as well as Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, India, Mexico, Turkey and Uruguay.


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