Who we are

Who are we?
Life’s Door is an not for profit organization with divisions in the USA and Israel which was established in 2004, by internationally recognized Oncologist, Benjamin W. Corn, MD Professor & Interim Director, Shaare Zedek Cancer Center, and his wife Dvora Corn, a family therapist, to confront an acute void in offering hope and meaning in the lives of people facing illness and at end of life.

What do we do?
Life’s Door provides training and programmatic platforms that  address the needs of those facing impending end-of life, people suffering from life-threatening or chronic illness and  the challenges of aging, and healthcare professionals and caregivers.

Our Target Audience
Life’s Door engages health care professionals, patients, elderly,  family members, caregivers, clergy, community members, lay leaders, and policy makers to promote hopefulness, wellbeing, dignity, and compassion within healthcare, social service  and community settings.

Life’s Door Impacts 3 Domains: Public, Professional, and Policy Making
Public – Creating greater sensitivity to the needs and rights of people to live with dignity, hopefulness and well being during times of illness and when facing life’s end

Professional – Offering training platforms which enhance clinical  skills and offer tools in caring with compassion and authenticity while preventing burnout. Research and development of best practices  in collaboration with professionals internationally

Policy Making – Impacting on systems and legislation which enhance access to effective, value-based  medical decision making, advanced medical directives and end of life planning

 

 

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