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Pediatric Palliative Care Roundtable
September 10 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Q&A roundtable discussions are conducted by the community to provide opportunities for a small group discussion with subject matter experts.
There are 15 seats at the table for the 90-minute discussion.
A few days prior, we will send out “Confirmation Required” emails to registrants. You must email back to confirm your spot or we will have to release your ticket. Please see the “Digital Links” button in your Eventbrite email to access the meeting.
Join Amy and Maya, Seattle Children’s Hospital, for a discussion about palliative care for children, it’s importance and how it is different from adult palliative care.
This year’s TRAILS Competition is seeking solutions for seriously ill patients and their families. This roundtable will serve as a great informational session on palliative care.
Maya Scott is a clinical social worker and palliative care consultant currently practicing at Seattle Children’s Hospital. In addition to Palliative Care, Maya also provides support to individuals and families as a grief therapist through the Journey Program at SCH. With Journey, her focus is on providing culturally responsive outreach and therapeutic care.
Maya previously worked in the community as a case manager serving medically fragile foster youth seeking permanency and adoptive placements, and at Seattle Children’s in the rehabilitation setting. She earned her Bachelors in American Studies at the University of Hawaii Manoa and later her Masters in Social Work from the University of Washington, with a focus on medical social work.
Amy Trowbridge is a pediatric palliative care attending physician at Seattle Children’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington. She is also the Co-Director of the Palliative Care Training Center, and director of Pediatric Education for the University of Washington Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence. In this role she focuses on expanding opportunities for interprofessional education in palliative care. Her research is focused on palliative care education and communication for diverse patients with serious illness, specifically patients and families with limited English proficiency.