Palliative Care Journal Club

Please join us for Palliative Care Journal Club on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 to be held via Zoom Videoconferencing from 8:30-9:30 a.m. 

Presentation: Take a “Trip” Down Meaning Lane: The Impact of Psilocybin on Existential Distress
Presenters: Sumeet Bhardwaj, MD and Brendan Cassidy, MD BMSc 

Session Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the meaning of existential/spiritual distress and the current management options for it in palliative care.
  2. Critically analyze literature examining the use of psilocybin in the context of existential distress in a palliative care setting.
  3. Appreciate the potential role of psychedelics, especially psilocybin, in alleviating anxiety, depression and existential distress in those with life-limiting illnesses. 

The article being evaluated is also attached for your review

Location:  ZOOM meeting (no on-location participation)

Meeting ID: 488 566 8108
Passcode: 024257

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