Rev. Dr. Koshin Paley Ellison Presents Grand Rounds on March 14th

Rev. Dr. Koshin Paley Ellison, MFA, LMSW, DMin, Cofounder of the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care, will present at the Department’s March Grand Rounds. His 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 serves as the Co-Director of Contemplative Care Services for the Department of Integrative Medicine as well as the Chaplaincy Supervisor for the Department of Pain and Palliative Care.

The event is from 8-9am on Friday, March 14th in Mount Sinai’s Hess Seminar Room A in the Hess Center for Science and Medicine Building, 1470 Madison Avenue, 2nd floor.

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. Grand Rounds aim to increase knowledge of medical care topics relevant to family medicine, to describe the latest advances in the field of family medicine, and to apply current practice guidelines to the field of family medicine. They occur on the second Friday of every month throughout the academic year and are attended by residents of the Harlem Residency in Family Medicine.