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#GOCCNJ is thankful for the patients who document their end-of-life wishes.

GOCCNJ is thankful to the families, #caregivers, and healthcare providers who respect their loved ones/patients end-of-life care goals.

While surrounded by family and friends this Thanksgiving, have the conversation to share end-of-life wishes.

In need of assistance? Please utilize the free resources available on our website for support: https://www.goalsofcare.org/
Dont miss GOCCNJs Summit 2021: Improving Quality Care for People with Serious Illness on December 9th from 9 am - 3 pm. 
There is still time to register: https://goccnjsummit2021.vfairs.com/
Registration fee is $50

-Co-chaired by David R Barile, MD & Jessica Israel, MD 
-Includes a keynote conversation with Diane E Meier, MD
-Accredited for up to 4.5 CME/CE credits for attending the live, virtual event
-On-demand content will remain online for 30 days; explore sessions that you were unable to attend live for up to 3.0 additional CME/CE credit
-Designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, nursing home administrators, chaplains, students and others interested in improving the quality of care provided for people with serious illness. 
-Sponsored by Compassion & Choices - New Jersey RWJBarnabas Health Penn Medicine Princeton Health Atlantic Health System 
𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗲𝘁𝗲 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗠𝗮𝗻𝗮𝗴𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 #GOCCNJSummit2021 #Summit2021 #seriousillness
Goals of Care Coalition of New Jersey is proud to announce that Tracy ODonnell Grafton, LCSW, ACHP-SW is our newest board member! Tracy is a clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience in end-of-life care. She recently joined the Hackensack Meridian Health Palliative Care Program at Ocean University Medical Center after working at Haven Hospice Jfkmedical Center since 2000. As a member of an interdisciplinary team treating patients with serious illness, Tracy pays special attention to interprofessional and clinician-patient relationships and aims to change the way our system drives serious illness communication. She is a passionate community educator who works tirelessly to improve end-of-life care in NJ and we look forward to working with her and all the members of our leadership team to advance our mission. #GOCCNJ #goalsofcare

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I am both overwhelmed and humbled by your generous & kind words. Thank you for your support, encouragement & affirmations. I am blessed, honored to serve those living with serious illness or end-of-life. They are my heroes for showing up everyday to some of life’s greatest challenges. Love you guys! I’m ready to roll my sleeves up & get to work with the tremendous advocates of the Goals of Care Coalition of New Jersey!

Congratulations!! Well deserved recognition for all you do every day with love, compassion , and dedication. So proud of you, my friend. ❤

This is so fantastic! So proud and lucky to have Tracy on our Palliative Care team at OUMC!

We couldnt be more excited to be working with you Tracy O'Donnell Grafton. You have been an inspiration to so many and we are thrilled to include you on this journey with us. Thank you.

So proud and honored to work with you, Tracy!!

She’s the best!!!! Congratulations, Mom! ❤️

How wonderful and well deserved!

Not the least bit surprised but very proud of you and all you've accomplished in your career. Go Tracy go!!! ❤️

Nobody better, more knowledgeable, or compassionate in walking you through the most difficult talks you will ever have. Miss you beside me every day!

The best of the best ♥️

Proud to call you a friend and mentor! 🥰

Congratulations Ms Tracy!!!! Well deserved!!!!❤❤❤❤

Congrats sis

Congratulations to my sister in law Tracy O'Donnell Grafton so proud of you love you so much.

Congrats!

Congratulations, Tracy O'Donnell Grafton!!!

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Congratulations Tracy O'Donnell Grafton

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#GOCCNJ is proud to announce Atlantic Health System and 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗲𝘁𝗲 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗠𝗮𝗻𝗮𝗴𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 as new sponsors of the GOCCNJ Summit 2021: Improving Quality Care for People with Serious Illness on December 9th from 9 am - 3 pm. 

There is still time to register: https://goccnjsummit2021.vfairs.com/
Registration fee is $50

-Co-chaired by David R Barile, MD & Jessica Israel, MD 
-Includes a keynote conversation with Diane E Meier, MD
-Accredited for up to 4.5 CME/CE credits for attending the live, virtual event
-On-demand content will remain online for 30 days; explore sessions that you were unable to attend live for up to 3.0 additional CME/CE credit
-Designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, nursing home administrators, chaplains, students and others interested in improving the quality of care provided for people with serious illness. 
-Sponsored by Compassion & Choices - New Jersey RWJBarnabas Health Penn Medicine Princeton Health Atlantic Health System 
𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗲𝘁𝗲 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗠𝗮𝗻𝗮𝗴𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁

#GOCCNJSummit2021 #Summit2021 #seriousillness

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