Rev. Dr. Koshin Paley Ellison and Rev. Robert Chodo Campbell Present Grand Rounds on March 14th

 – March 14, 2014  –– 

Rev. Dr. Koshin Paley Ellison, MFA, LMSW, DMin, and Rev. Robert Chodo Campbell, HCC, Cofounders of the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care, will present at the Department’s March Grand Rounds. Their presentation is entitled “Intimacy and Compassion at the Bedside: A Contemplative Care Approach.” Opening remarks will be given by Rabbi Rafael Goldstein, BCC, Director of the Department of Spiritual Care and Education at Mount Sinai Hospital.

The New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care supports contemplative approaches to care through education, direct service, and meditation practice. NYZCCC was the first Buddhist organization to offer fully accredited chaplaincy training in America. At Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Dr. Ellison and Rev. Campbell serve as Co-Directors of Contemplative Care Services for the Department of Integrative Medicine. Dr. Ellison is Chaplaincy Supervisor for the Department of Pain and Palliative Care.

As part of the Mount Sinai Health System’s virtual campus, videoconferencing will be offered with the Beth Israel Medical Center’s Department of Family Medicine and the Mount Sinai-affiliated Mid Hudson Family Practice Residency in Kingston.

The event will be held from 8-9am on Friday, March 14th in Mount Sinai’s Hess Seminar Room A in the Hess Center for Science and Medicine (1470 Madison Avenue between 101st & 102nd St), 2nd floor. A light breakfast will be served at 7:45am.

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health Grand Rounds are supported with a generous donation from the Steven A. and Alexandra M. Cohen Foundation. They are open to all and occur on the second Friday of every month throughout the academic year.