PS26 - Who Speaks for Me?
Poster Video

Poster Presenter:
Courtney Klinkhammer, United Family Medicine Residency Program, Minnesota
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Additional Poster Presenters:
Courtney Klinkhammer, MD. PGY-3 at United Family Medicine Residency Program
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Anna Fuglestad, MD. PGY-3 at United Family Medicine Residency Program
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Community Partners:
Jewish Family Services
Jewish Community Center
Honoring Choices Minnesota
Keystone Community Services









- Learn about community initiatives to start discussions about end of life care
- Learn about end of life conversations in the midst of the COVID pandemic
- Learn about Jewish Family Services and the role they play in the West 7th Community

- Positive community response and strong desire to have end of life conversations with others
- Very positive response to the Hello game as a way to start conversation about end of life wishes
- Pandemic providing unique opportunities to discuss end of life decision making

--AARP 2008. AARP Bulletin Poll. “Getting Ready to Go,” Executive Summary. January 2008.
--CDC 2012. Center for Disease Control. “Advanced Care Planning: ensuring your wishes are known and honored if you are unable to speak for yourself. 2012.
--Kass-Bartelmes 2003: Kass-Bartelmes BL. U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Advance Care Planning: Preferences for Care at the End of Life. Research in Action Issue 12. 2003.
--Pew 2006: Pew Research Center 2006: Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. Strong Public Support for Right to Die: More Americans Discussing — and Planning — End-of-Life Treatment. Telephone survey of 1,500 older adults conducted Nov. 9-27, 2005 under the direction of Princeton Survey Research Associates International. January 2006
Thank you to MAFP for their Innovation Grant scholarship support.
Thank you to United Family Medicine Residency for the continued support and emphasis on partnering with the community.