b'PALLIATIVE CARE RETREAT & RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM33Gretchen Schwarze, MD, MPP,is the Morgridge Professor of Vascular Surgery and Associate Professor in the Departments of Surgery and Medical History and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin. She is a practicing vascular surgeon and health services researcher who also directs the clinical ethics curriculum for the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.Her research interests are in patient-clinician decision making forhigh-stakes interventions and end-of-life care for surgical patients. Her NPCRC pilot award allowed her to adapt the Best Case/Worst Case intervention for older adultswith late-stage kidney disease. The preliminary data from her NPCRC award allowed herto successfully compete for an R01 now funding a RCT at 10 study sites across the country. She is an alumna of the Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program and recipient ofthe Cambia Foundation Sojourns Scholar Leadership [email protected] Shalev, MD,is an instructor in medicine and psychiatry and a T-32 post-doctoral research fellow in behavioral geriatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Shalevs research lies at the interface of psychiatry and palliative medicine. His primary interest is in improving integration of behavioral health services into serious illness care. In addition to his research, he practices as a palliative medicine physician and a consultation-liaison psychiatrist.He is an AAHPM Research [email protected] Singh, MD,is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Her research focuses on understanding health outcomes of older adults with advanced cancer in post-acute care and developing novel palliative care delivery models to improve person-centered outcomes for this populationin skilled nursing facilities. Dr. Singh is a 2020 NPCRC Grantee. [email protected] Alexander Smith, MD, MS, MPH,is a palliative care doctor, researcher, and Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics at the University of California, San Francisco.Dr. Smith has a strong interest in issues at the intersection of bioethics, geriatrics, and palliative care. Dr. Smith is co-host of GeriPal, a geriatrics and palliative care podcast for every healthcare professional, co-founder of ePrognosis.org, a set of online prognostic calculators, and Executive Editor at the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.Dr. Smith is a 2009 NPCRC Career Development awardee and 2015 Pilot/Experimental grant awardee. Dr. Smith is a primary mentor for 2019 Kornfeld CDA awardees Ashwin Kotwal and Lauren Hunt. [email protected]'