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

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, call 718-518-2173, or e-mail

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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Posted by on October 17, 2013. Filed under In This Week's Edition. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.