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Health Services and Behavioral Research (HSBR) seminar: “Playing a Conversation Game with Underserved Communities across the US to increase Advance Directive Completion Rates”

January 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This seminar will be presented by Lauren VanScoy, MD.

Note about the location: The classroom, which was formerly called 2200F, has been renamed to 2200G.

About the speaker: Dr. Van Scoy is a physician-scientist who practices Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine who has faculty appointments in the Departments of Medicine, Humanities and Public Health Sciences.  She has been conducting research on advance care planning for over ten years.  Her research program, Project Talk, centers around finding new and innovative ways to engage patients and their families in high quality communication about end-of-life issues. Her projects involve using novel methods to assess communication quality as well as studying the impact of a conversation game as a tool for engaging individuals in advance care planning behaviors. Her work spans a variety of clinical settings including the intensive care unit and outpatient settings.  Dr. Van Scoy is a course co-director for the Medical Ethics and Professionalism course in the College of Medicine.

To join by phone, dial 1-929-205-6099 ID# 643809223

To join via Zoom, visit https://pshealth.zoom.us/j/643809223  




January 15
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:


Department of Public Health Sciences


Academic Support Building (ASB) Room 2200G
90 Hope Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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