San Diego County Coalition
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Join us for our next monthly meeting:
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
10:00am - 11:30 am

(1st Wednesday of each month)

(Conference room next to parking lot at SD Burn Institute)

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Dr. Karl Steinberg

Karl SteinbergDr. Karl Steinberg has been a hospice and nursing home medical director in the San Diego area since 1995 and is currently chief medical officer for Mariner Health Central and medical director at Life Care Center of Vista, Carlsbad by the Sea Care Center, and Hospice by the Sea. He got his bachelor's in biochemistry from Harvard and studied medicine at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, then did his family medicine residency at UCSD. Dr. Steinberg chairs AMDA's Public Policy Committee in addition to serving as editor-in-chief of their monthly periodical, Caring for the Ages. He is immediate past chair of the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California and is active in advance care planning and palliative care initiatives, including education and public policy on a statewide and national level, also serving on the Executive Committee of the National POLST Paradigm Task Force. Dr. Steinberg also serves as a consultant and testifying expert witness on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. However, Dr. Steinberg is probably best known for taking his dogs on patient care rounds with him on most days.

Burn Institute of San Diego
8825 Aero Drive,1st floor conference room, San Diego 92123

Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Please join us to learn more and
network with palliative and end-of-life care community members here in San Diego County

10:00am Welcome/Introductions
10:15am Board Updates
10:30am Speaker
11:00am Q & A, Announcements
11:30am adjourn

We are a member of the
Coalition for Compassionate Care California


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Our Mission :

"To educate and raise awareness within San Diego County about end-of-life issues and to provide resources to help people make informed choices."

For More Information: click here . and send an e-mail to the San Diego County Coalition. One of our members will return your request as soon as possible. Or write us at San Diego County Coalition for Improving End-of-Life Care, P.O. Box 23674, San Diego, CA 92193.

Board Members:
Jeanne Bredestege, Chair
Ben Janzen, Secretary
Veva Arroyo, Treasurer

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