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Caught Between Generations

Caught Between Generations

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February 16th 2017:We Know This is Tough on you: Let's Make a Better Plan Together

Do you know if you are helping or becoming codependent when someone you love has a serious illness? Dr. Steven Pantilat, expert in palliative care, helps caregivers and families understand their treatment options and make a compassionate end of life plan for a loved one. Dr. Mel Pohl, expert in pain medication addiction and medical director at Las Vegas Recovery Center, explains problems families face when caring for a loved one and how they can care for others and themselves in healthier ways.

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Dr. Steven Z. Pantilat

Steven Pantilat, MD, is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, the Kates-Burnard and Hellman Distinguished Professor in Palliative Care, and the founding Director of the UCSF Palliative Care Program that received a Circle of Life Award in recognition of excellence and innovation from the American Hospital Association in 2007. Dr. Pantilat is a palliative care physician and a hospitalist, and is an internationally recognized expert in both hospital medicine and Palliative Care. Dr. Pantilat is the Director of the UCSF Palliative Care Leadership Center that has train teams from over 200 hospitals across the country on how to esta
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Dr. Mel Pohl

Mel Pohl, MD, DFASAM is a Board Certified Family Practitioner. He is Vice President of Medical Affairs & the Medical Director of Las Vegas Recovery Center. Dr. Pohl was a major force in developing Las Vegas Recovery Center’s Chronic Pain Recovery Program. He is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine, certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM), & a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (DFASAM). He is the former chairman of ASAM’s AIDS Committee, a member of the Symposium Planning Committee, a member of the planning committee for ASAM’s Annual “Common Threads, Pain and Addiction” Course and co-chair of ASAM’s Pain and Addiction W
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