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Connie Ducaine, PhD, LPC, LCADC, ACS, NCC

Vice President, Strategic Solutions
Vital Decisions

Dr. Connie Ducaine is the Vice President of Strategic Solutions at Vital Decisions and started her career with the organization 8 years ago working directly with health plan members who were approaching end of life.  Through her clinical work, Dr. Ducaine has witnessed the benefits of advanced care planning and patient engagement.   As a licensed professional counselor, Dr. Ducaine continues to support individuals who are coping with various mental health issues.  Dr. Ducaine is recognized as a visionary leader and trusted advisor with long-term executive relationships focused on providing support and programming for counselor educators and supervisors in the state.


Plenary IV – Innovation in Advanced Care Alignment: Creating an enhanced individual and family experience

Presented by David Sand, MD, MBA, FACS, Connie Ducaine, PhD, LPC, LCADC, ACS, NCC, Ryan Van Wert, MD at 9:45 AM on Friday, October 11th.

In this conversation, the speakers will discuss innovations in improving individual and family experiences across the spectrum of planning for advanced care.  They will discuss what a positive experience means in this context, barriers that often exist and how they can be overcome when planning for the unexpected, planning for the expected and managing end…