Category: NSA 2018 Caritas Consortium

San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront
1800 Old Bayshore Highway
Burlingame, CA 94010

Join us at the 2018 Caritas Consortium

Details subject to change

Inspiring Hearts and Minds

BRN 5 Contact Hours pending final approval

This year's conference will celebrate our Kaiser Permanente Caring Science journey and participants will have an opportunity to reflect and renew their professional commitment to human caring. Each day you will hear from respected external and internal leaders with inspirational messages on better health and the universal truths of healing and caring for ourselves, the health care teams we work with, our patients, families, and our community.

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Keynote Speakers

Jean Watson, RN, Ph.D., FAAN
American Academy of Nursing Living Legend
Link to the Watson Caring Science Institute:

BJ Miller, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California San Francisco
Link to Dr. Miller’s TED Talk on “What Really Matters at the End of Life”:

Date and Time

  • Registration and breakfast are from 7:30-8:30am
  • Event is held from 8:30am-3:45pm
  • Choose only one day to attend (the content is the same both days)
    • Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 OR
    • Wednesday, March 21st, 2018


  • BART/Caltrain (strongly encouraged!):  Take BART or Caltrain to the Millbrae station.  There will be a free shuttle in the morning from the Milbrae station to the Marriott. And there will be a free shuttle in the afternoon from the Marriott to the Milbrae station.
    • Note: BART/Caltrain riders will receive an extra ticket towards the end-of-day prize drawing!
    • Plan your trip on public transportation here:
  • Driving: Limited on-site parking is available on a first-come first-serve basis.

Abstracts / Intent to Contribute

The deadline has been extended to January 29, 2018

  • Submissions will be accepted between December 8, 2017 – January 29, 2018
  • Topics for the 2018 Caritas Consortium:
    • Patient and Family Centered Care (Hearts): Caring practice changes that positively impact patient/family experience and/or outcomes.
    • Professional Practice (Transformational): Integrating Caring Science to inform and elevate Professional Practice.
    • Caritas Education (Minds): Developing Caritas literacy through education.


  • Event is free, but registration is required
  • Register only for one day
  • Registration will be open Friday January 5 – Monday March 5, 2018
    • Early Registration: January 5 – February 5
      • Note: Early registrants will receive 1 ticket towards the end-of-day prize drawing!
    • Late Registration: February 5 – March 5
    • On-site Registration: Available only on a space available basis

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Additional Information

  • Breakfast and Lunch will be provided (gluten-free and vegan options will be available)
  • The content is the same on both days. In order to provide space to as many people as possible, please only attend one day.
  • KP Employees: Paid-time requires the use of education leave. Please follow your normal process to request education leave time, or you are welcome to attend on your day off as non-paid time.
  • BRN 5 Contact Hours pending final approval

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