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“Just Talk About It” – Advance Care Planning Forum Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community

May 11 @ 11:00 am

A panel discussion will include experts from faith-based, legal, clinical, psycho-social, and community perspectives.
Attendees will have opportunities to engage and connect with experts and with the community to discuss advance care planning.

This FREE event includes give-aways, door prizes, a take-home meal box, and print resources.

Thursday, May 11, 2023
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 4 to 6 p.m.
Virtual options for both sessions

UPMC Health Plan Neighborhood Center
6401 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Our Panelists:

Stephanie Baverso, MSW, LCSW
Behavioral Health Therapist, UPMC Shadyside Family Medicine

Steven Evans, MD, FACS
Clinical Professor of Surgery Director of Community Engagement University of Pittsburgh
Division of Surgical Oncology UPMC

Pastor Gary Gibson
Director of Spiritual Life Presbyterian SeniorCare Network
Chaplain and Hospice Spiritual Counselor Washington Health System

Tomar Pierson-Brown, Esq.
Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusive Excellence Clinical Associate Professor of Law
Director, Health Law Clinic
University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Marc Wagner
Community Member

In-person participation is limited to 50 people per session. Registration is required.
To register for a particular session, click on the respective link below:

11 a.m. In-person
11 a.m. Virtual
4 p.m. In-person
4 p.m. Virtual


This program is made possible by generous funding from The Beckwith Institute.

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May 11
11:00 am


UPMC Health Plan Neighborhood Center
6401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh,PA15206United States
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(412) 665-4650
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The Beckwith Institute