Alice G. Gosfield Esq, of Philadelphia’s Alice G. Gosfield and Associates, PC, has a national practice devoted to health law and healthcare regulation with a special emphasis on physician representation, managed care, quality, fraud and abuse, and medical staff issues. A graduate of Barnard College and NYU Law School, she has been named as one of the top twenty-five health lawyers in the country in 2007 and 2009 and has been a Best Lawyer in America (Health Law) for more than twenty years. She served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Committee for Quality Assurance for five terms (1998-2002) and was President of the National Health Lawyers Association (now the American Health Lawyers Association) from 1992-93.
Amanda K. Crowder, LCSW is the owner of Calming Waters Counseling Services. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2008 with a Bachelors degree in Psychology, and in 2012 with a Masters degree in Social Work. She has worked in a number of different settings primarily providing services to children, adolescents, and families. Calming Waters Counseling Services has been providing services to the Charlotte, NC region for the past 2 years. Throughout her experience, she has become a certified trauma specialist (CCTP) and is EMDR trained.
Jane W. Barton, author of Caregiving for the GENIUS, is a passionate speaker, writer, and listener. As the founder of Cardinal, LLC, she provides educational programs, books, and blogs to assist people in confronting the daunting challenges posed by aging, serious illness, and the end of life. Jane is well versed in the areas of grief and bereavement, caregiving, hospice and palliative care, change and transition, and spirituality and health. As the Caregiving Ambassador for AARP Colorado, Jane presents innovative, educational programs throughout the state of Colorado for personal and professional caregivers. Previously, Jane served as the Director of Education for a hospice and palliative care educational institution in Denver, Colorado. She also served as a hospice chaplain. Jane is a certified Spiritual Director as well as a Certified Senior Advisor. In a former life, she worked as a financial services representative and an exploration petroleum geologist and manager.