Providing a safe forum for caregivers from multiple disciplines to discuss the emotional impact and challenges of patient care and increase understanding and compassion for our patients, each other and ourselves. Hosted by the Department of Emergency Medicine.

Participants will share personal, family and staff emotions and coping strategies when a suddenly unresponsive toddler brought to the ED could not be resuscitated. 

No registration is required.

Session is from 8:30-9:30am.

Yawkey Basement Conference Room

Take the bank of elevators in Yawkey/ACC to the basement. Those elevators are just to the right of the 'Fast Track', just to the left of the staircase leading to the cafeteria. Take the elevator DOWN to the basement - the conference room is immediately to the Rt of the WIC food bank, frosted glass doors, "Conference Room A" written on that glass.


Panel Speakers:

Tehnaz Boyle, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Carolynn DeFeo, RN, Staff Nurse/Charge Nurse, Pediatric Emergency Department

Rev. Jennie Gould, PhD, BCC, Staff Chaplain and Director of Clinical Pastoral Education

Peggy Lucien, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Worker, Pediatric Emergency Department 


Schwartz Rounds Physician Leader: Genevieve Preer, MD

Schwartz Rounds Facilitator: Carol Mostow, LICSW

Schwartz Rounds Planning Committee Member: Laura Harrington, RN, BSN, MHA, CPHQ



Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Boston Medical Center grants 1 nursing contact hour to nurses who complete this program. You must stay for the entire program, complete pre and post testing, and complete an evaluation form.

This program has no commercial support. Faculty and planners have no vested interests, and there are no conflicts of interest. There will be no discussion of off label uses of drugs.

Boston Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by American Nurses Association, Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This program has been approved for 1 Social Work Continuing Education Credits, for the licensure period of October 1, 2018 -- September 30, 2020, in accordance with 258 CMR. Boston University School of Social Work Authorization Number B-20-125