b'6 SESSION DESCRIPTIONSDAY 1TUESDAY, 10.18 DAY 2WEDNESDAY, 10.194:004:15 pm 8:009:30 amWelcome, Objectives, and Overview Poster Presentations R. Sean Morrison, MD 2020 NPCRC Grantees; 2020 ACS Grantees2021 AAHPM Scholars; 2021 HPNA ScholarsThis talk will present an overview of palliative care research initiatives and the purpose of this retreat. An interactive session in which the 2020 NPCRC and ACS grantees and returning 2021 AAHPM and HPNA Research Scholars will each present a poster showing 4:154:45 pm their current or completed research. Moderators will American Cancer Society Pathfinder inbe assigned to groups to facilitate discussion and time.Palliative Care AwardEllie Daniels, MD, MPH 9:4511:30 amThis annual Society award was created to recognizeWork-in-Progress Palliative Care Research outstanding and pioneering achievements ofPresentationsprofessionals who have demonstrated remarkablePRESENTERS: 2021 NPCRC Grantees; 2021 ACS Granteesinnovation and ingenuity in contributing to theMODERATORS:Lee Ellington, Kelly Michelson,advancement of the field of palliative care across aYael Schenkerbroad range of activities. PREVIOUS PATHFINDER AWARDEES: Participants select one of three small groups to 2009: James A. Block, MDattend in which 2021 grantees of the NPCRC and 2010: Anthony Back, MDAmerican Cancer Society deliver brief presentations 2011: Judy Lentz, RNfocusing on their ongoing funded palliative care 2012: Charles Von Gunten, MDresearch. Time will allow for questions and answers.2013: Joanne Wolfe, MD 2014: James Tulsky, MD11:30 am12:30 pm2015: R. Sean Morrison, MDCommunicating Neurologic Prognosis:2016: Betty Ferrell, RN, PhD 2017: Jennifer Temel, MDLessons in Humility2018: Marie Bakitas, DNSc, CRNPMonica Lemmon, MD2019: Eduardo Bruera, MDParents of infants with neurologic conditions may 2021: J. Randall Curtis, MD face tragic choices about life-sustaining treatment in which they balance the potential for death with 4:455:45 pm the potential for life with significant impairment. Clinicians caring for these infants and families Achieving Research Equity must navigate complex conversations about infant Amy S. Kelley, MD outcome, typically amidst significant prognostic Research participants are rarely representative of theuncertainty. Dr. Lemmon will review the context and full population impacted by the problem being studied.stakes associated with these conversations. She will The research workforce also fails to represent theoutline challenges in parent-clinician communication, diversity of those whose lives we aim to improve withthreats to shared decision making, and emerging our science. These are a few of the many challengesinterventions to improve prognostic communication. that lead to tremendous inequity in who benefits fromDr. Lemmon will also highlight the role of the National health and biomedical research. This talk will introducePalliative Care Research Center in advancing the some of the efforts aimed to advance research equityscience around prognostic communication and the and consider what each of us can do as investigators,care of children with neurologic impairment.mentors, and leaders to contribute.'