Shore Health Systems
Shore Health System

Clergy Discuss Organ Donation
March 23rd, 2007

Participants at the March clergy lunch and learn session hosted by Shore Health System included (left to right) Kevin Jones and Heather Carmine from the Living Legacy Foundation, Yvette Rode, Leslie James, Dr. Joseph Smith, Gail Mansell, Frank Ryan, Rev. Linda Jones, Karen Dize, Ann Williams, Rev. Jim Banks, Meridith Handley, Claudia Conlon, Rev. Nevin Crouse, Meghan Boyer of the Living Legacy Foundation, and Dr. Brian Childs.

The March clergy lunch and learn session hosted by Shore Health System featured speakers from the Living Legacy Foundation. The presentation considered the subject of organ donation as a gift of life and the role the faith community plays as families face related decisions.

The Living Legacy Foundation was represented by education coordinator Kevin Jones and his colleagues Meghan Boyer, senior educational specialist, and Heather Carmine, a senior family care specialist. They discussed the process of organ donation and the care of donors and recipient families, with emphasis on how clergy can support all parties.

The Shore Health System Department of Spiritual Care and Ethics sponsors this five-session lunch and learn series each year. The discussions on a variety of health and spiritual care topics is part of the Chaplain Associate and Clinical Pastoral Education programs open to members of the clergy and lay ministers. The next unit of Clinical Pastoral Education is scheduled to begin in June. For more information, contact Brian Childs, PhD, ext. 5259.

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