every Wednesday at noonvia Zoom - click here to viewNeurology Grand Rounds: weekly lectures on topics of scholarly and clinical interest in neurologyClick here for the full schedule

    2nd Tuesday of every month at 4pm

    via zoom - click here to connectNeuropalliative Section Community Chatfull list of speakers TBA
    3rd Tuesday of every month at 2pmvia ZoomSupport Group for Caregivers, led by Cari Friedman, LCSWOpen Zoom, enter 96935032229 and use password 916562
    Wednesdays at 7pmvia ZoomSupport Group for People Living With and Affected by Parkinson Disease, led by Cari Friedman, LCSWOpen Zoom, enter 94654962000and use password 839074
    Mondays at 7pmvia ZoomSupport Group for Caregivers, led by Malenna Sumrall, PhD, Care Partner AdvocatePlease email for information.



Radio Broadcasts


Blog Posts

  • Dr. Michael Okun recently blogged about COVID and palliative care, referring to an article co-authored by Dr. Christina Vaughan and Dr. Indu Subramanian. Click here to read the blog.
  • Drs. Vaughan and Kern were featured in a January 3, 2021 article in UCHealth Today on the successes of Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery for one Parkinson's patient.  Click here to read the full article.
  • Dr. Kluger wrote on "Fatigue in Parkinson's Disease" for the Movement Disorders Society Blog in December, 2017.  Click here to see his post.
  • Dr. Kluger wrote on "Palliative Care Is About Living as Well as Possible for as Long as Possible" for the World Parkinson Coalition Blog on January 17, 2018.  Click here to see his post.​


  • Dr. Vaughan presented "Neuropalliative Care and the Covid-19 Crisis" for the Department of Neurology Grand Rounds on April 22, 2020.  Click here to see the presentation.
  • Dr. Vaughan, along with Dr Heather Baer and Dr. Heather Ott ​presented "Parkinson Disease: The Quintessential Rehabilitation Diagnosis" for PM&R Grand Rounds on November 6, 2019.  Click here to see the presentation
  • Dr. Vaughan, along with Dr. Drew Kern, presented "Advanced Therapies & Palliative Care" as part of the Parkinson & Movement Disorder Alliance's Lunch with the Docs series on July 29, 2020.  Click here to view the presentation.
  • Dr. Vaughan facilitated a webinar entitled "Living Well With Ataxia: A Palliative Care Approach" for the National Ataxia Foundation on March 6, 2020.  Click here to view this webinar.
  • Dr. Vaughan, along with Dr. Jane Ott and Dr. Heather Baer, presented "Parkinson disease: the quintessential multidisciplinary rehabilitation diagnosis" at the AAPM&R Annual Assembly​ in San Antonio on November 15, 2019.  AAPMR photo.jpg
  • Dr. Vaughan, along with Cari Friedman LCSW, Julie Berk PA-C, and Malenna Sumrall PhD, presented at the e3 Conference held on September 7, 2019.  e3 conference.JPG.
  • Dr. Vaughan presented “The ART of Self Care” at the Huntington’s Disease Conference on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.  Click here to view her presentation.​
  • Dr. Vaughan was interviewed on May 6, 2019 by touchNEUROLOGY on palliative care needs in the management of neurodegenerative diseases, including her research project studying specific needs in early onset dementia.  Click here to watch the video.​
  • Dr. Vaughan facilitated a webinar on Progressive MS and Palliative Care on  January 29, 2019.  Click here to view this webinar.​ 
  • Dr. Vaughan, along with UCD neurology movement disorders colleagues Dr. Berman, Dr. Kern, and Dr. Baer led a panel discussion at the Parkinson's Association of the Rockies support group in Boulder on understanding and treating Parkinson's disease on October 23, 2018.  Click here to view the discussion.
  • Dr. Kluger​ presented "Marijuana &PD: What Do We Really Know?" for the Parkinson Foundation's Expert Briefings on April 17, 2018.  Click here to view the webinar and/or download slides.​ 

If you have information on an event to share, please contact us at or 303-724-2194.  We try to stay up to date, but sometimes things change, so if you find any information on this list that seems incorrect or out of date, please let us know!​