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Speaking Events by Amy Kuebelbeck

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Amy Kuebelbeck, founder of and author of A Gift of Time and Waiting with Gabriel, has been invited to speak to numerous medical groups and others across the U.S., Canada, the Czech Republic, England, Italy, and New Zealand about perinatal hospice and the issues raised in her books and articles. For speaking inquiries, contact information is here.  

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  • Virtual grand rounds, Quality of Life and Advanced Care Program, McMaster Children’s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Feb. 23, 2023

  • Keynote speaker for perinatal palliative care symposium co-sponsored by the Center for Palliative Care and the Institute of the Care for Mother and Child, Prague, Czech Republic, Jan. 2, 2020

  • Keynote speaker at perinatal palliative care symposium hosted by the Roger Neilson House and the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario. Ottawa, Canada, Oct, 11, 2019

  • Moderator for international conference on perinatal hospice & palliative care, co-sponsored by the Vatican office for Laity, Family, and Life and the Italian foundation Il Cuore in una Goccia. Program, e-book of presentations and video. Rome, Italy, May 23-24, 2019
    (Pope Francis gave an address on perinatal hospice to conference attendees; an English translation of his prepared text is available here. For news and photos from the conference, see this Twitter thread.) 

  • Featured speaker for Virtua Health Perinatal Bereavement and Palliative Care conference, "Making the most of precious time," Voorhees, New Jersey, March 16, 2019

  • Presentation at Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, Nov. 16, 2017

  • Book-release event for Polish translation of A Gift of Time, Krakow, Poland, Nov. 10, 2017

  • Presentation at 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, Oct. 26, 2017

  • Presentation at University Health Service, Prague, Czech Republic, Oct. 11, 2017

  • Palliative care awareness event in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic, Oct. 8, 2017

  • Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota ethics committee presentation, Minneapolis, April 13, 2017

  • Guest host of International Children's Palliative Care Network tweetchat on perinatal hospice, March 1, 2017

  • Guest host of Pallimed tweetchat on perinatal hospice, Oct. 19, 2016

  • American Society of Bioethics + Humanities annual meeting plenary session, Washington D.C., Oct. 8, 2016

  • "Perinatal Hospice and Palliative Care: Past, Present, and Future," 20th Biennial International Perinatal Bereavement Conference, Phoenix, Sept. 30, 2016

  • Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Remembrance Walk emcee, Stillwater, Minnesota, Sept. 10, 2016 

  • Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center Perinatal Symposium plenary session, Pomona, California, April 27, 2016 

  • Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep webcast guest, Denver, December 2015

  • Keynote speaker, Fourth Annual Orange County Women's and Children's Palliative Care Conference, sponsored by UC Irvine Health, Anaheim, California, January 29, 2015

  • University of Minnesota Medical School Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women's Health grand rounds, Minneapolis, August 19, 2014

  • Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) Minnesota section annual conference, Minneapolis, February 27, 2014

  • Guest lecture at the University of Manchester School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Social Work, Manchester, England, January 7, 2014 

  • Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian neonatal hospice conference, New York City

  • Prenatal diagnosis and medical genetics symposium, University of Toronto/The Hospital for Sick Children/Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario

  • Grand rounds, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario

  • Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital, ethics presentation and  "Compassion in the Art of Medicine" seminar, Houston

  • National Society of Genetic Counselors annual education conference (plenary session), Kansas City

  • Pediatric grand rounds, San Francisco General Hospital

  • Presentation to OB/NICU staff, UCSF Children's Hospital, San Francisco

  • Perinatal palliative care conference (plenary session), Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and UCSF Children's Hospital, Berkeley, California

  • Pediatric ethics conference, Cleveland Clinic

  • Pediatric bioethics conference, Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle

  • International Conference on Perinatal and Infant Death (keynote speaker), Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization national clinical conference, San Diego

  • Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors annual education meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia

  • National Association of Perinatal Social Workers annual conference (plenary session), Little Rock, Arkansas

  • SANDS New Zealand national conference, Wanganui, New Zealand

  • 2nd Annual Neonatal/Pediatric Palliative Care Conference, Betty H. Cameron Women and Children's Hospital, Wilmington, North Carolina

  • Johns Hopkins University graduate seminar in genetic counseling, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

  • National Perinatal Association (plenary session), Fort Worth, Texas

  • National Perinatal Association, San Diego

  • Perinatal and early infant loss conference (keynote speaker), Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania

  • RTS "Blueprint for a Perinatal Palliative Care Program" conference keynote, Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation, La Crosse, Wisconsin

  • Grand rounds, Omaha Children's Hospital

  • Perinatal/neonatal palliative care and hospice conference, Gateway Northwest Maternal and Child Health Network and Atlantic Health, Morris Plains, New Jersey

  • "Waiting for Life, Anticipating Death: A Perinatal Bereavement Conference" (keynote speaker), The Toledo Hospital/Toledo Children's Hospital, ProMedica Health System

  • 16th Building Blocks of Care Perinatal Conference, St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center, Lincoln, Nebraska

  • Perinatal palliative care conference, Lancaster General Women's & Babies Hospital, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

  • American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

  • Texas Perinatal Association, Odessa, Texas 

  • Perinatal nursing symposium, Fort Worth, Texas

  • University of Minnesota Medical School lunch lectures 

  • Perinatal hospice conference, Dakota Medical Foundation, Fargo, North Dakota

  • National Perinatal Bereavement Conference, Chicago

  • National Perinatal Bereavement Conference, Las Vegas

  • Minnesota section of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Minneapolis

  • HealthPartners 25th Annual OB/GYN Update, Oakdale, Minnesota

  • Pediatric cardiac critical care conference sponsored by Fairview-University Medical Center and University of Minnesota School of Nursing, St. Paul, Minnesota

  • Spartanburg (S.C.) Regional Health Care System perinatal conference

  • Presentations to Parkview Northeast OB/GYN Women's Health Group, social workers, nursing students, and others, Fort Wayne, Indiana

  • Ridgeview Medical Center CME presentation, Waconia, Minnesota

  • Perinatal loss conferences sponsored by Allina Hospitals and Clinics, Minneapolis (also served twice as steering committee member)

  • North Carolina/South Carolina Perinatal Association conference, Greensboro, North Carolina (plenary session)

  • International Death, Grief and Bereavement Conference, Center for Death Education and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

  • American College of Nurse-Midwives chapter meeting, Minneapolis

  • "Breath of Life" workshop for doulas and other birth professionals, Enlightened Mama, St. Paul, Minnesota

  • Barnes & Noble "Journeys of Faith" speaker series, Roseville, Minnesota

  • Featured author, College of St. Benedict Book Lovers' Night, St. Joseph, Minnesota

  • College of St. Benedict/St. John's University "REDTalk," Minneapolis, April 9, 2014

  • Philosophy/ethics courses, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota

  • Nursing courses, College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, Minnesota

  • Social work course, College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, Minnesota

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