On my right: Samuel Packer, MD, Chair, Medical Ethics, Northwell Health & Co-Director, Hofstra University Bioethics Center; Chair Emeritus Department of Ophthalmology, Professor of Ophthalmology, Zucker Northwell School of Medicine. On my left: ; & Frederick A. Smith, MD, Honorary Attending, Division of Medical Ethics at the Department of Medicine, Northwell Health. Teaching, inspiring & supervising at North Shore University Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Cohen Children’s Medical Center and Nassau University Medical Center. He practiced general internal medicine for 25 years, and then geriatric and palliative medicine for 5 years, teaching medical and pharmacy students, residents, fellows and nurses, and caring for both insured and indigent patients in academic medical centers. My 2020 Pandemic Lifeline has remained his Bioethics Tele-Journal Club, where he continues teaching & inspiring learners of all professions & all ages--communication skills, professionalism, ethics, humanism and law.
Montefiore Center for Bioethics, Einstein College of Medicine
Director, Tia Powell, MD-- Class of 2010
Medical Ethics is Team Ethics
To my right: Dr. Renee McLeod-Sordjan, DNP, HEC-C, Director of Ethics Consulting Services, Northwell Health & Director Hofstra University Bioethics Certificate Course. To my left:
Donna Marie Field M.Div., BSN HEC-C, Medical Ethics Consultant
January 2015, Mensch's last words--