What you'll learn

  • Utilize new tools to advance equity in serious illness communication and care.

  • Identify strategies to improve clinical culture and practice in serious illness conversations.


    Connect with and learn from a community of individuals working on serious illness communication improvement.


Course description

Join Ariadne Lab’s Serious Illness Care Program for our inaugural virtual summit to learn more about advancing equity and access to high quality serious illness communication and care. Participants will gain strategies and tools for improving clinical culture and connect with a community of serious illness care practitioners. All participants will have the opportunity to access new digital learning modules to support implementation of the Serious Illness Care Program, including downloadable tools and resources. A limited number of seats will be available for our new simulation-based training in how to use the Serious Illness Conversation Guide. Details for registering for simulation-based training will occur closer to the start of the Summit, and sign-ups will take place on a first-come, first-serve basis.


  • This accredited course is offered by Brigham Women's Hospital and Harvard T. H. School of Public Health. This course is targeted to

    • Specialty Physicians
    • Physician Assistants
    • Nurses
    • Nurse Practitioners
    • Psychologists
    • Primary Care Physicians 
    • Social Workers
  • Contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu with questions. 


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