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5th Annual Pediatric Palliative Care Symposium

<h3>Thanks to our 2019 Sponsors!</h3>

Thanks to our 2019 Sponsors!

Creating, Composing and Conducting Sustaining Rhythms of Palliative Care

Wednesday, November 20 and Thursday, November 21, 2019

Hyatt Minneapolis, 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 

At its best, pediatric palliative care providers and families “sing” together. It may not always be in unison; verses may vary, improvisations happen that require dexterity by all, and players may come and go. But when done well, music of caring can be heard, sustained, and applauded.

In our 5th annual symposium, participants are invited to explore creative traditional and complementary perspectives and tools for quality care of children and families. Using music as a primary metaphor, sessions will include attention to diet, energy, words, spiritual practices, movement, and body care along with the best of medical care.

Led by facilitator, Ted Bowman


Registration is now live! Please click the Register button to the left. The cost for each attendee for the two-day symposium is $25. If you have questions, please contact Karla Vaughan at info@crescentcove.org or 952.426.4711 x2.

The Program

Click here to download a PDF of this year's printed program.

Keynote Speakers 

Songs for Living: Music Therapy in Pediatric Palliative Care
Cheryl Dileo, PhD, MT-BC

Music Medicine: Self-Care Through Sound
Christine Stevens, MSW, MA, MT-BC

Schedule | See the Full Schedule

Wednesday, November 20 | 12:30 - 5:00 pm

Thursday, November 21 | 8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Symposium Planning Committee

Elaine Allen
Ted Bowman
Dr. Jeannie Goodspeed
Leah Golberstein 
Katie Lindenfelser
Dr. Jim Rice


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) through the joint providership of Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare and Crescent Cove.  Gillette Children’s is accredited by the MMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Gillette designates this live educational activity for a maximum or 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.