The 2019 FCAHV Annual's Guest Speaker was Dr. Karen Smith, LMSW, Ph. D., 
HEC-C.  Dr. Smith is the Director of Ethics Integration for the Henry Ford Hospital System in Detroit, MI., since 2016. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee with a Ph.D. in Philosophy specializing in Medical Ethics.  

She has multiple publications related to ethics and end of life issues.   She specializes in death and dying issues and works often to educate the public on Advance Directive issues.  

Dr. Smith has been the Vice President of the Funeral Consumers Alliance National Board for the past eight years and will be ending her term at the 2020 Conference in Austin, TX.

The topic of her discussion was How to Get the Death You Wan– A talk that will be the most fun you’ll ever have hearing about death, dying and funerals.

The video may be downloaded for viewing.