Article by Jessica Nutik Zitter Jessica Nutik Zitter practices critical care and palliative medicine at Highland Hospital in Oakland, Calif., and is the author of “Extreme Measures: Finding a Better...
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The lecture took place in the conference 'Strategies for Advancing Resilience, Empathy and Wellbeing Among Health Care Professions' in The Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University 4/1/16 10:00 - 15:00
Presidential Citation for Volunteerisim awarded to Life’sDoor Chair, Professor Benjamin Corn
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Life’s Door promotes and incorporates quality of life as a crucial tool in the medical treatment and care of people coping with serious illness and the elderly.
We assist patients & their families and health care professionals - focus on hope and enhance their quality of life, at a time when quality of life is pushed side.
Through scientific research as well as programs and services for medical teams and institutions, the organization raises awareness of the importance of professional self-care, end-of-life conversations and mind-body tools to bring about hope, meaning and resilience for patients, families and healthcare professionals.