8:00AM - 8:30AM

Registration & Breakfast

8:30AM - 9:00AM

Introductions & Progress Made

Bruce Chabner, MD; Allen Distinguished Investigator, Clinical Director, Emeritus | Joan Mikula; Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Mental Health | Kelly Irwin, MD, MPH; Director, Collaborative Care & Community Engagement Program, Mass General Cancer Center

9:00AM - 10:00AM

Meeting People Where They Are: Engaging with the Street Team to Deliver Person-Centered Care

Speakers: Jim O’Connell, MD | Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Street Team

10:00AM - 10:15AM

Break / Networking

10:15AM - 10:45AM

Supporting Workforce Development and Policy Change in Oncology

Speaker: Chris Friese, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN

10:45AM - 11:45AM

Engaging Older Adults with Mental Illness and Cancer and Their Caregivers

Speakers: Ryan Nipp, MD, MPH | Kelly Trevino, PhD | Elder Mental Health Collaborative

11:45AM - 12:30PM

Lunch / Networking

12:30PM - 1:00PM

Workgroup Meetings

1:00PM - 1:45PM

The Wounded Healer

Speaker: Ahmed Hankir, MBChB MRCPsych 

1:45PM - 2:00PM


2:00PM - 3:00PM

Breakout Session I

3:00PM - 4:00PM

Breakout Session II

4:00PM - 4:30PM

Closing Remarks & Debrief

Breakout Session I (Tentative)

Survivorship: Surviving and Thriving After a Cancer Diagnosis

Advocacy: Advocating for Mental Health Parity

Clinical Skills Building: Palliative Care and Communication

Balancing Privacy with the Need to Share and Access Information

Breakout Session II (Tentative)

Developing Initiatives to Decrease Loneliness: Outcomes that Matter

Cancer and Serious Mental Illness / Spanish Language Session

Focus on Caregives

Clinical Skills Building: Nursing and Mental Health