Target Audience

This educational activity is designed for Physicians, Residents, Fellows, APP’s and Medical Students, though the primary audience is Hospitalists.

Learner Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:

  1. Identify palliative care and the inpatient palliative care team at Baystate
  2. Compare and contrast the difference between primary and specialty palliative care ​
  3. Assess palliative care consult criteria and ideal consult questions ​
  4. Explore palliative care resources outside the hospital

Emily Zametkin, MBBS
Hospice Medical Director
Palliative Care Physician
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Emergency Medicine
University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School - Baystate
(413) 427-4999


Yael Tarshish, MD
Medical Director of Palliative Care, UMass Chan-Baystate
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
phone 413-794-1017; fax 413-794-4054

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.

None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 


Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for Risk Management study.
1.0 hour is appropriate for risk management study.

Session date: 
09/21/2023 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Risk Management

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