Lectures and Presentations

2016 Jan
Presenter.  “UCLA/Anthem Pilot Program for Palliative Care in Oncology,” January 27, 2016.  Audience: Advanced Illness Care Clinical Strategy Team for Anthem

2016 Feb
Presenter.  “UCLA ACP Program,” Coalition for Compassionate Care of California Webinar, Advance Care Planning in Healthcare Systems, February 09, 2016.  Audience: California Health System representatives (42 people)

2016 Jun
Presenter.  “Improving Communication about Resuscitation Preference for Patients-Discharged from Hospital to Nursing Home,” Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Integrating Quality Meeting, Rosemont, IL, June 09, 2016.  Audience: Conference attendees

2017 Jan
Presenter.  “Partnering with Radiation Oncology to Improve Rates of Appropriate, Low-Burden Treatments for Patients with Advanced Cancer and Painful Bone Metastases,” Center for Innovation to Implementation (Ci2i) Educational Forum, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, January 09, 2017.  Audience: Principal Investigators, Career Development Awardees, and VA Fellows

2018 Apr
Presenter.  “Palliative Care and Value-Based Care Research,” UCLA Value-Based Care Research Consortium (VBCRC) Kickoff Symposium, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, April 19, 2018.

2019 Feb
Presenter.  “Implementation and Evaluation of a Shared Mental Model of Palliative Oncology,” UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Cancer Control and Survivorship Program Retreat, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, February 21, 2019.

2019 Oct
Presenter.  “Creating a Learning Health System for Widespread Change in Advance Care Planning and Palliative Care,” Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC) Summit, Minneapolis, MN, October 10, 2019.


Abstract (not in print) Presentations

  1. Walling AM, D’Ambruoso S, Hurvitz S, Clarke R, Hackbarth A, Pietras C, Ferrell B, Watts F, Coscarelli A, Strouse T, Pier T, Wenger NS.  A Palliative Nurse Practitioner Intervention to Improve Advance Care Planning and Supportive Care in Patients with Advanced Cancer.  Presented at: UHC Annual Conference, October 1-2, 2015; Orlando, FL.  Poster Presentation.
  2. Walling A, Pietras C, Ahmed K, Coscarelli A, Hurvitz SA, Simon W, Phung P, Nechrebecki M, D’Ambruoso SF, Wenger N, Kung J, Goldman JW, Rosen LS, Drakaki A, Peddi PF, Wong DJL, Glaspy JA, and the Oncology Communication Collaborative Team.  Engaging Oncologists toward Integrating a Shared Mental Model for Palliative Oncology within a Large Academic Oncology Practice.  Presented at: American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly, March 14-17, 2017; Boston, MA.  Oral Presentation.
  3. Walling A, Kung J, Watts F, Thomas J, Otis-Green S, Wenger N.  UCLA Health System Advance Care Planning & Services Program.  Presented at: Coalition for Compassionate Care of California (CCCC) Annual Summit, April 10-11, 2018; Anaheim, CA.  Poster Presentation.
  4. UC Health Care Planning Study Team.  Three Health System Efforts to Semi-Automate Targeted Advance Care Planning Among Seriously Ill Primary Care Patients.  Presented at: EPIC’s 2019 Users Group Meeting, August 24-27, 2019; Verona, WI.  Oral Presentation.
  5. D’Ambruoso SF, Glaspy JA, Wenger N, Pietras C, Ahmed K, Hurvitz SA, Drakaki A, Goldman JW, Anand S, Simon W, Kung J, Coscarelli A, Rosen LS, Peddi PF, Wong DJL, Phung P, Karlin D, Walling AM.  Implementation and Dissemination of a Shared Mental Model of Palliative Oncology.  Presented at: American Society of Clinical Oncology 2019 Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium, October 25-26, 2019; San Francisco, CA.  Poster Presentation.
  6. Buen F, Martin EJ, Wenger N, Buen K, Walling AM.  Serious Illness Communication among Patients with Head and Neck Cancer.  Presented at: American Society of Clinical Oncology 2019 Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium, October 25-26, 2019; San Francisco, CA.  Poster Presentation.
  7. Chang EM, Raldo AC, Walling AM, Lee PP, Martin EJ.  Radiation Oncology Program Directors’ Attitudes towards 27 Discrete Palliative Care Skills.  Presented at: American Society of Clinical Oncology 2019 Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium, October 25-26, 2019; San Francisco, CA.  Poster Presentation.
  8. Arora NK, Gaglio B, Totten AM, Izumi S, Johnson K, Walling AM, Wenger N, Sudore RL.  Evaluating Diverse Methodologies and Interventions for Facilitating Advance Care Planning (ACP) Among Seriously Ill Patients: Lessons from Ongoing PCORI-funded ACP Trials.  Accepted for oral presentation at: American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly, March 18-21, 2020; San Diego, CA.
  9. Martin EJ, Chang EM, Raldow AC, Lee PP, Walling AM.  The Impact of a Curricular Intervention on Radiation Oncology Residents’ Attitudes towards 50 Discrete Palliative Care Skills.  Accepted for oral presentation at: American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly, March 18-21, 2020; San Diego, CA. 
  10. Walling AM, Sanz J, Bell D, Sudore S, Ritchie C, Gibbs L, Rahimi M, Patel K, Pickell K, Wenger N.  Using the Electronic Health Record to Identify a Cohort of Seriously Ill Patients from a Primary Care Population Across Three Academic Health Systems.  Accepted for presentation at: American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly, March 18-21, 2020; San Diego, CA.