Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

Jeff Levin, Baylor professor and author of “Religion and Medicine,” visits the Seekers of Meaning Podcast

The new book by this week’s Seekers of Meaning Podcast guest, Jeff Levin of Baylor University, “Religion and Medicine: A History of the Encounter Between Humanity’s Two Greatest Institutions,” is described by its publisher as “the most comprehensive text to date detailing the history of religion and medicine. [Read more…]

Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

Law enforcement chaplain Rabbi Claudio Javier Kogan, MD, discusses science, religion, and the pandemic, on Seekers of Meaning Podcast

Rabbi Claudio Kogan, MD, who has served as chaplain for law enforcement agencies in the Rio Grande Valley, discusses science, religion, and current perspectives on the coronavirus pandemic in this episode of the Seekers of Meaning Podcast. [Read more…]

Radio Show

BGR 7/26/16: Stress Reduction, Mindfulness, and Spirituality in Medicine and Health

On the July 26, 2016 Boomer Generation Radio program, the guests are Dr. Diane Reibel, who directs the Stress Reduction Program at the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine at Jefferson Health; and Dr. Don [Read more…]

Part 2 of Rabbi Dayle Friedman's conversation with Rabbi Address is this episode of "Conversations" from Jewish Sacred Aging TV.
Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

JSA Podcast: Rabbi Dayle Friedman

In this episode of the Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast, Rabbi Address has a conversation with Philadelphia-based rabbi and spiritual director, Rabbi Dayle Friedman. Rabbi Friedman consults on spirituality and aging through her web portal, [Read more…]

Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

JSA Podcast: Dr. Don Friedman

In this episode of the Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast, Rabbi Address has a conversation with Dr. Don Friedman, a retired rheumatologist and faculty member at the Sidney Kimmel School of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University [Read more…]

Holding Hands with Elderly Patient
Reflections on Aging

Touch in Medicine

  [dropcap]T[/dropcap]ouch is an essential part of the doctor-patient relationship. On a very basic level, it is assumed that the doctor will touch the patient during the physical exam, in an effort to discover the [Read more…]

Reflections on Aging

Mystery and Medicine

Mystery and the unknown have been on my mind recently after facilitating one of the final sessions of The Healer’s Art course for first year medical students who have elected to explore the relational, humanistic, [Read more…]

Care-Giving Concerns

A Doctor Goes to a Clinic Appointment

Editor’s Note: Emily Howard, MD, PhD, was most recently a Staff Pathologist at Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC. She is currently working on a book, The American Health Care Community: A Guidebook. She will discuss [Read more…]

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Health and Wellness Programs

Navigating the Doctor-Patient Relationship

A recent issue of Newsweek (April 23&30, 2012) had “The End of the Doctor-Patient Relationship” boldly displayed above the magazine’s logo.  Inside, the featured article was actually entitled, “The Doctor Will See You – If [Read more…]

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Health and Wellness Programs

Compassion: What is it? Why is it Powerful? What is its Threatened Role in Medicine?

Having compassion is a way of being, thinking, and acting that can be easily misunderstood and misidentified.  To show compassion is a way to make the lives of people who receive it better, while also [Read more…]