Date: Thursday, October 9 Time: 6:00 pm Location: 246 East Library Wing, Axinn Library An expert on interfaith work, Dr. Henry Goldschmidt, scholar and Director of Education Programs at the Interfaith Center of New York, draws on his extensive experience to describe what interfaith work really looks like “on the ground.” He also explores how the category of “interfaith” […]
VIDEO PLAYLIST: NYC Faith Perspective: Rev. Chloe Breyer, Executive Director of The Interfaith Center of New York (ICNY) talks about the center, and the Marshall Meyer Retreats for Social Justice. Community Perspective: Sheila Namm, of Maimonides Medical Center, offers a Community Perspective on Advanced Care. Physician Perspective:Dr. Uma Mysorekar, physician and director of the Hindu […]
“The simple act of talking about end of life has become politically incorrect.” Sheila Namm, Maimonides Medical Center, discusses Working Together to Support Patients and Families.
“We need you in faith communities to teach healthcare clinicians & chaplains about your people.” Reverend George Handzo, Health Care Chaplaincy speaks on panel discussion about Working Together to Support Patients and Families.
Bob Wolf, Moderator, convenes panel discussion on Working Together to Support Patients and Families.
“In praying around my dying father in his last hour, we saw his pain diminish, he was in peace.” Jatinder Singh of Sikh Aid offers a faith leader reflection at the Marshall Meyer Retreat on End-of-Life Care.
Soledad Kaplan-O’Brien of the Dharma Drum Retreat Center offers a faith leader reflection at the Marshall Meyer Retreat on End-of-Life Care.
Basics About Advanced Care There are times when “doing” isn’t the answer, & “being” is the only option – to be present with the patient.” Dr. Brad Stuart “The time to think about an advance directive is long before it’s needed.” Randye Retkin Jon Broyles (moderator), Dr. Brad Stuart of the Coalition to Transform Care, […]
“Caregivers don’t need to know the patient’s faith but must be sympathetic & willing to listen.” Dr. Uma Mysorekar offers Hindu & physician perspective on End of Life Care at Marshall Meyer Retreat for Social Justice.
“To help a dying person reinforce their faith is a great to help to them.” Ven. Khenpo Pema Wangdak offers Tibetan Buddhist perspective on End of Life Care at Marshall Meyer Retreat for Social Justice.