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Spirituality & Healing in Medicine - 1998
with special emphasis on Death & Dying

December 12-14, 1998

at:

The Westin Hotel
Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116


SPONSORS:

Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education;

Mind/Body Institute;

Caregroup;

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.


COURSE DIRECTOR:

Herbert Benson, MD [Other Faculty Listed Below]

CME:

21 credit hours in category 1 of the Physcians Recognition Award of the AMA.

CEU:

Approved for the following CEU Credits:Social Workers, Psychologists, Family Physicians, Nurses, Counselors and Chaplains.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The objectives of this course are to scientifically explore the relationship between spirituality and healing in medicine and to give perspective fro world religions. The physiological, neurological and psychological effects og healing resulting from spirituality will be presented. As a new and expanded feature, special emphasis will be placed on death and dying.

COST:

BEFORE OCTOBER 30TH: $550 FOR PHYSICIANS,
  $295 FOR NON-PHYSICIANS
AFTER OCTOBER 30TH: $650 FOR PHYSICIANS
  $395 FOR NON-PHYSICIANS

CONTACT:

PROFESSIONAL MEETING PLANNERS
PHONE: 781-279-9887, 800-378-6857
FAX: 781-279-9875
E-MAIL: PMPMeeting@aol.com

 

Also mark your calendar for:

Spirituality and Healing in Medicine -1999
March 20-22 1999
Chicago, IL


Course Director

Herbert Benson, MD
Mind/Body Medical Institute Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Behavioral Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
President
Mind/Body Medical Institute

Faculty

Rev. Natalia Vonnegut Beck
Founder and Executive Director
The Institute of Integrative Healing: The Pilgrimage

Rev. Laurel A. Burton, PhD
Bishop Anderson Professor of Religion and Medicine
Rush University

Martin Cohen, PhD
Clinical Director
The Life Center

Rev. Joseph J. Driscoll
Executive Director
National Association of Catholic Chaplains
Editorial Board
Journal of Palliative Medicine

John E. Fellers, MDiv, DD
Executive Director
The Institute of Religion

Gregory L. Fricchione, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Director of Medical Psychiatry Services
Brigham and Women's Hospital

George H. Gallop, Jr
Chairman
George H. Gallop Institute
Co-Chairman
Gallop Organization

Marilyn Gatlin, PhD
Director of Education and Pastoral Care
The Institute of Integrative Healing: The Pilgrimage, Inc.

Anne Harrington, PhD
Professor for the History of Science
Harvard University

Virginia S. Harris, CSB
Chairman
The First Church of Christ, Scientist
The Christian Science Board of Directors
Publisher
The Writings of Mary Baker Eddy

Susan I. Hobbins
Pacific School of Religion
Harvard Medical School, University of California Berkeley, Graduate
Theological Union

G. Timothy Johnson, MD, MPH
Medical Editor
ABC News

Jeremy D. Kark, MD, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology
Hebrew University- Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine
Professor and Head, Epidemiology Unit
Hadassah Medical Organization

Harold G. Koenig, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Center for the Study of Religion/ Spirituality and Health
Duke University Medical Center

Stephen M. Kosslyn, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Harvard University
Associate Psychologist in Neurology
Massachusetts General Hospital

Rabbi Harold Kushner
Rabbi Laureate
Temple Israel, Natick

David B. Larson, MD, MSPH
President
National Institute for Healthcare Research
Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
Duke University Medical Center Northwestern University Medical School

Lawrence E. Lifson, MD
Lecturer in Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Director, Continuing Education Programs
Massachusetts Mental Health Center

Betsy MacGregor, MD
Faculty Scholar
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Director, Program for Humanistic Health Care
Research Physician, Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care
Beth Israel Medical Center

Janet A. Macrae, PhD, RN
Adjunct Faculty Member in Divison of Nursing
New York University
Private Nursing Practice

Dale A. Matthews, MD, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University School of Medicine

Steven Matthysse, PhD
Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School

David G. Myers, PhD
John Dirk Werkman Professor of Psychology
Hope College

Stephen G. Post, PhD
Professor of Biomedical Ethics, Religion and Philosophy
Case Western Reserve University

Lobsang Rapgay, PhD
Senior Mental Health Practitioner
University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Mind/Body Medical Center

Samuel Solivan, PhD
Professor of Christian Theology
Andover Newton Theological School

Patricia Salmon, PhD
Adjunct Professor
Nurse Anthropologist
University of Tampa

Rev. Peter Strenning
Chaplain
Northwestern Memorial Hospital


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