Diane Meier

Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, FAAHPM

Center to Advance Palliative Care

Dr. Diane E. Meier’s transformative contributions to the field of palliative care
have permanently changed the landscape of mainstream American medicine.
She is known as an organizational trailblazer, a pioneering clinician, an
innovative medical educator, and an influential author, researcher, advocate,
and thought leader.

As founder and director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)—a
national organization dedicated to increasing the number and quality of
palliative care programs in the United States—Dr. Meier has put palliative care
on the map. In the last ten years alone, the number of palliative care programs
in U.S. hospitals has more than tripled, moving CAPC closer to its goal of
bringing palliative care everywhere.

As part of her professional mission, Dr. Meier has made a career-long
commitment to palliative care education, research, and advocacy. She is a
faculty member at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York
City, where she currently is Catherine Gaisman Professor of Medical Ethics,
and Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine. She founded and directed
the Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute at Mount Sinai, from 1997 until 2011.


Breakout Session III – Singing From the Same Score – Aligning on Common Messaging Principles

Presented by Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, FAAHPM, Peggy Maguire, Marian Grant, DNP, ACNP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN, RN, Rani E. Snyder, MPA at 10:15 AM on Thursday, October 10th.

The movement to improve care for those with serious or advanced illness has made progress in educating people about palliative care, advance care planning and hospice. But the messages organizations use to frame these topics differ and can compete or contradict one another. This session will review a new Cambia/John A Hartford Foundation grant to…

Plenary III – Looking to the Future

Presented by Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, FAAHPM, Gary Bacher, JD, MPA, Tom Koutsoumpas at 4:50 PM on Thursday, October 10th.

We're at a critical juncture.  From new payment and delivery models, to wide-scale provider training initiatives and comprehensive consumer messaging efforts, new opportunities are emerging to improve the quality of life for those we care for and care about.  Join us for a timely conversation on where we’ve come from, where we’re going, and how…