Maggie O’Connor

Maggie O’Connor

M.D., Board Certified Palliative Care

Maggie spent the last decade of medical practice in palliative care, beginning with a Fellowship at San Diego Hospice and ending as lead physician for the Abbott Northwestern Palliative Care Team. She retired in 2014, and has continued to teach internal medicine residents and palliative care fellows.

3C – Denial: A Physician’s View

Speaker(s): Maggie O’Connor, MD, BCPC “He’s in denial.” “She doesn’t hear what I’m saying.” Often made comments when one professional hands care over to another. What is denial? How does it happen? What is the meaning? How can we respond? These questions will provide a framework for a presentation and conversation about denial. Upon completion […]