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Panel Discussion – Being Mortal

Being Mortal:
A Call for Conversation about
What Matters at the End of Life

Please join us for a screening of the FRONTLINE documentary Being Mortal followed by a special panel discussion:

Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Ner Tamid Congregation
6214 Pimlico Road
Baltimore, MD 21209
9:15 AM – NOON

In Being Mortal, renowned surgeon and writer Atul Gawande shares his personal journey as well as stories of his patients and their families as he challenges us all to reexamine the way we think about death and dying.
The film and subsequent panel discussion endeavor to promote conversation about end of life desires, goals of care, and appropriate directives to empower patients to live their lives fully even when time is limited.

Panel Members:
Rabbi Yisrael Motzen, Ner Tamid Congregation
Bruce Blumenthal MD, Geriatric Physician
Sherri Zaslow, Gilchrist Jewish Advisory Board Member and wife of Darrell, zt”l
Deborah Hamburger, Esq, Volunteer Coordinator, JCS

Chaya Lasson, RN., Jewish Hospice Program Manager, Gilchrist

9:15-9:30 AM, Registration and Refreshments
9:30-10:30 AM, Brief Introduction and Screening of Being Mortal
10:30-11:30 AM, Panel Discussion, Q&A, opportunity to discuss and fill out Advance Directives, POA and MOLST forms
11:30-NOON, wrap up for anyone who desires to stay and discuss further


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