The Intersection of Religion and Healthcare

June 26, 2011

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When we need to grapple with significant health issues, what shapes our focus and direction? How do we find comfort for ourselves? How can we be most helpful to the sick? How do we navigate the spiritual needs of family members while making the right medical decisions for ailing loved ones? What role does religion play in our answers to these questions? What roles do doctors and other medical caregivers play?

In this discussion, Dr. James A. Tulsky, Rabbi Amy Eilberg, and Rabbi Dr. Eleanor Smith present their perspectives on how science and faith interact when we face challenging medical circumstances.

Recorded Sunday, June 26, 2011 at Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies.