Dr. Ann Allegre knows the difficult choices families face before and after the death of a loved one. She has walked this journey with families and will bring her insight and expertise to Hutchinson’s The Trade Center and McPherson’s The Well on Oct. 27 and 28.


Dr. Ann Allegre knows the difficult choices families face before and after the death of a loved one. She has walked this journey with families and will bring her insight and expertise to Hutchinson’s The Trade Center and McPherson’s The Well on Oct. 27 and 28.
Allegre has been director of medical programs for Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care since 1999. She was awarded the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine—Project on Death in America Community Leadership in Palliative Care Award in 2007, in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the advancement of the field of palliative medicine through the education and training of future leaders. She was named as Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine in 2008.
A graduate of The University of Kansas School of Medicine, Allegre practiced internal medicine and geriatrics in Kansas City, Kansas from 1981 to 1999, and has specialized in hospice and palliative medicine since 1999.
She is board certified in internal medicine and in hospice and palliative medicine. She is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine for The University of Kansas School of Medicine. Her areas of interest include the development of palliative care services, communication with patients and families, ethics and palliative symptom management
A dynamic speaker,  Allegre presentations for these sessions include:
• Making the Difficult Transition from Curative to Palliative Care; Does Starvation Cause Suffering? Artificial Feeding and Hydration at the End of Life; Spiritual Issues at the End of Life: the Clinician’s Role; Finding Value and Meaning In Dying; Top 10 Myths About Pain Control; Talking About Death.
Lunch is available to registrants at both noon forums for $10. To register, contact Hospice & HomeCare of Reno County-McPherson at (620) 665 2473 or (620) 245-0116.