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May 2020

Webinar: Exploring the Intersection of Spirituality and Medicine in Serious Illness Care During COVID-19

May 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Meeting the complex needs of those facing serious illness requires multiple disciplines to work together to provide compassionate care. With it’s focus on understanding people and their values, Advance Care Planning provides an opportunity for medical and spiritual care professionals to work together to better serve patients facing serious illness and their important people. As we live through a time of increased stress and uncertainty amid the continued spread of COVID-19, it is now more important than ever for these…

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June 2020

Webinar: Supporting Family Caregivers in Faith-Based Communities

June 17, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Family caregivers are facing a new set of challenges as they care for their loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is now more important than ever to support caregivers during this time of increased stress and uncertainty. During this webinar, experts will discuss the challenges of caregiving during the pandemic and shed light on community-level efforts from faith organizations to connect family caregivers with essential tools and guidance. Attendees will also hear from family caregivers and clergy on the…

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C-TAC National (Virtual) Policy Forum: Emerging Policy Changes in the Age of COVID-19

June 24, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Policy Forum Content Now Available On-Demand The National (Virtual) Policy Forum recorded sessions are now available on-demand. To view the sessions, please log into National (Virtual) Policy Forum platorm. You will need the email address that you used to register (the same email address that you are receiving this message at) and a password. If you have not set your password yet, your temporary password is "password1". You can also reset your password here at any time. The recorded sessions…

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July 2020

Webinar – Advance Care Planning in the Age of COVID: Lessons Learned and Policy Implications

July 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Advance Care Planning (ACP) has never been more important than now. Our recent experience with COVID-19 lays bare ACP gaps and barriers that persist despite many years of promotion of ACP through public and clinical education. Federal and state regulators have implemented ACP waivers to address some of these concerns, but these waivers are temporary. We will evaluate these temporary waivers and determine where there are remaining gaps and barriers. Please join (virtually) our panel of leading experts as we…

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Webinar: Intersection of Faith and Community Organizing in Advanced Illness Care During COVID-19

July 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We are proud to present this free webinar as a collaboration between C-TAC and the Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI). Objectives Discuss the role of faith leaders in supporting those in their communities affected by serious illness. Explore how faith leaders can engage with parishioners affected by serious illness. Share strategies with community organizations that they can use to engage w/ faith communities. Panelists Elder, Angela Overton, Senior Advisor to the Interfaith and Diversity Workgroup, C-TAC Gloria Thomas Anderson, PhD,…

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September 2020

How to Communicate to Improve Advance Care Planning: Putting Research Into Practice

September 24, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

With support from the Person-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) as part of their Eugene Washington Engagement Award for Capacity Building grant, C-TAC is convening this Virtual Forum in partnership with the Cleveland Clinic to highlight the findings of three pioneering research studies on communication, ACP, and decision-making. These three studies are led by distinguished PCORI-funded academic investigators. The purpose of this Forum is to place these person-centered, actionable PCORI studies in the hands of implementors – health system leaders, individual providers, payers, community and state coalitions, and advocacy groups – who…

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Supporting Communities and Driving Change – A Virtual Meet and Greet

September 26, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

This virtual event is a partnership between C-TAC, Christ Cathedral of Praise, Christ Way Baptist Church and Friends. Compassionate, high-quality serious illness care begins in communities. It’s essential that we gather and share strategies and supports that will engage leaders and community members in accessing helpful resources needed to support those with whom they have been entrusted to serve. This webinar will serve as a meet and greet, where Christ Cathedral of Praise, Christ Way Baptist Church and Friends will…

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October 2020

Now Available On-Demand – C-TAC Summit 2020: Virtual Summit. Real Solutions.

October 27, 2020 - January 31, 2021
TX United States

Note: The 2020 C-TAC Summit is now available, in full, on-demand! Click here to register or sign in to our event venue and access all Summit materials, including session recordings, chat transcripts and additional resources. The Moment: The ground upon which we stand is being reshaped by three simultaneous pandemics - the Coronavirus, systemic racism, and economic injustice. These challenges intersect to prevent marginalized communities from receiving the care they deserve when they need it most. The 2020 C-TAC Summit,…

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December 2020

C-TAC Webinar: The Impact of the 2020 Election on Federal Serious Illness Care Policy

December 9, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom Platform

Leaders in our field are in the midst of unpacking the 2020 Election and its implications for serious illness care policy. Join us as C-TAC's legislative and regulatory experts review the likely priorities of the new Biden Administration and Congress, focusing on specific players and policies. Webinar participants will be able to describe the general health care policy environment as well as the likely key Biden Administration priorities for serious illness care. Participants will also be able to discuss key…

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January 2021

Webinar: Medicare Advantage & Advance Care Planning: Engaging Providers, Members, and Plan Leaders for Success and Impact

January 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance and urgency of advance care planning (ACP) and ensuring patients’ goals and values inform the care they receive. While there is strong interest among Medicare Advantage (MA) plans to address this urgency, it remains challenging to design ACP strategies and programs that work well and make a meaningful difference for members, providers, and plans. With new federal policies that support MA plans’ ACP efforts, such as the requirement that all participants in the…

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