Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network Logo  About the SWHPN 2023 General Assembly

The Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network is pleased to announce that its 2023 General Assembly will be held in-person Sunday, April 23 through Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at the Westin Westminster in Denver, CO.


Each year, our signature event brings together hundreds of palliative and hospice professionals from across the country to present and share in oral, poster, and symposia presentations, as well as interactive workshops. The only national conference for hospice and palliative care social workers, our 2023 event will once again feature leading research, innovative clinical practices, educational strategies, advocacy initiatives, and case narratives from clinicians, researchers, and leaders in the field of hospice and palliative care.

Our conference tracks include discussions on caregiving, clinical interventions, COVID-related clinical practice, pediatrics, equity, racism, accessibility, policy, ethics, grief, bereavement, and more. For those who cannot attend in-person, selected sessions may be recorded and available for purchase following the live event.

Important Dates:

  • September 7 - October 21, 2022: Call for Abstracts Open
  • End of November: Presenters are notified about the status of their abstract submissions
  • December 1, 2022 - February 28, 2022: Early bird registration is available
  • Early December, 2022: Full Conference Schedule Announced
  • January 3 - February 4 2023: Call for Nominations 2023 SWHPN Awards
  • March 1 - April 23: Regular rates for registration

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Event Summary:
SWHPN General Assembly
Start Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2023
End Date: Saturday, April 29, 2023

Last Day to Book: March 31, 2023
Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:

    The Westin Westminster for 169 USD per night

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