Calvary’s 7th Annual Pastoral Care Day, October 23

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An interfaith panel of nationally recognized clinical pastoral care experts will discuss end-of-life care in various faith traditions. Confirmed speakers include Dr. Hamud Al-Silwi, Muslim American Society of Upper New York; Clarice Spica Curry, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theology and Religious Studies, St. John’s University; Reverend David H. Hernquist, Van Nest Assembly of God; and Rabbi Shmuel Zuckerman, Young Israel of Pelham Parkway.

The event will take place on Wednesday, October 23, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at 1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10461. The event is free and open to the public. Parking will not be available. The event is for doctors, nurses, social workers, chaplains/pastoral care providers in all settings, and other health care professionals. Attendees will earn 4 CPE continuing education credits. Breakfast/lunch will be provided; kosher meals upon request. Seating is strictly limited. Admission will be first come, first serve. To learn more and to RSVP, visit www.calvaryhospital.org, call 718-518-2173, or e-mail lpappalardi@calvaryhospital.org.

Calvary Hospital is the nation’s only fully accredited acute care specialty hospital devoted exclusively to providing palliative care to adult advanced cancer patients. A 225-bed facility with locations in the Bronx and Brooklyn, Calvary is the model for the relief of cancer pain and symptoms for more than a century. More than 6,000 patients are cared for annually by Calvary’s inpatient, outpatient, homecare, hospice, nursing home hospice, and wound care services. v

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