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Getting Their Internal House in Order: A Day of Conversation Prepares Clergy to Help Congregants Face End of Life Issues

Nov 26, 2019

Since many people turn to clergy during times of serious illness, clergy must have the training and insight to be able to both encourage congregants to have these conversations with loved ones and support them when they do.

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Serious illness care coalition names new executive director

Nov 26, 2019

A group of healthcare organizations, professional associations, and nonprofits interested in improving treatment for patients facing serious illnesses has a new executive director. Anna Gosline will take over the role at the Massachusetts Coalition for Serious Illness Care from Richard Averbuch, who has retired.

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Anna Gosline featured in BBJ 40 Under 40

Nov 26, 2019

Gosline is listed among The Boston Business Journal's 2019 40 Under 40 honorees — an impressive group of burgeoning leaders making an impact on Massachusetts’ industries. They are doctors, young executives, law firm partners, entrepreneurs and innovative nonprofit and civic leaders who still find time to give back and volunteer in their communities.

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October 2019 Newsletter

Oct 31, 2019

In this issue:

  • MOLST takes a big step forward
  • Reaching a new audience at C-TAC
  • Quality of Life Summit draws medical professionals, community together for advance care planning
  • Messaging toolkit to be unveiled at Coalition annual meeting November 18
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September 2019 Newsletter

Sep 30, 2019

In this issue:

  • Coalition Annual Member Meeting to be held November 18
  • Finding their voice: The Boston Archdiocese Initiative for Palliative Care and Advance Care Planning
  • Anna Gosline Named Executive Director of the Coalition
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Massachusetts Coalition for Serious Illness Care Announces Anna Gosline as New Executive Director

Sep 09, 2019

 

(Boston) – Massachusetts Coalition for Serious Illness Care (The Coalition) is pleased to appoint Anna Gosline as its new executive director. The mission of the Boston based nonprofit is to ensure that everyone in Massachusetts receives health care that honors their goals, values and preferences at all times in life, but especially in the face of serious illness. Gosline succeeds Richard Averbuch, who retired.

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July 2019 Newsletter

Jul 31, 2019

In this Issue:

  • Share your Personal Serious Illness Care Stories
  • Making community outreach a priority helps Care Dimensions promote advance care planning
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June 2019 Newsletter

Jun 26, 2019

In this issue:

  • Opening the Cultural Door to Encourage Advance Care Planning
  • Health Affairs Blog Examines Effect of Opioid Crisis on Serious Illness Care
  • Revisiting the Summit
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Post 2019 Summit

May 30, 2019

In this issue:

  • Our 4th Annual Summit!
  • Photo Gallery
  • Video Shown at Summit
  • Thanks to Our Generous Sponsors
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April 2019 Newsletter

Apr 01, 2019

In this issue:

  • Fourth Annual Summit of the Massachusetts Coalition for Serious Illness Care
  • Helping Older Adults Keep the Right to Make their Own Decisions About their Care
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