InFocus: Health and Healthcare Presents:
“Being Mortal”: A Dialogue
Monday, September 25th, from 4:30-7 p.m.
Free film screening and panel discussion
Prosser Auditorium (Haupert Union Building) | Open to the Bethlehem and Moravian College communities
The film will begin at 4:45 p.m. and the panel discussion will begin at 6 p.m.
Author of “Being Mortal” Medicine and What Matters in the End
Join InFocus for a free film screening of the PBS FRONTLINE documentary Being Mortal, followed by a panel discussion. Based on surgeon and author Atul Gawande’s best selling book, the documentary explores the realities and relationships of people facing terminal illness.
The panel will feature medical, religious, legal, nursing, and social work professionals who work with terminally ill patients and their families. Panelists will reflect on their experiences as well as the themes in the documentary.
Attendees can purchase Gawande’s book at Moravian Book Shop with a 15% discount at the time of purchase. Bethlehem Public Library has multiple copies of Gawande’s book in print, e-book, and audio CD format.
The Reverend Jennika M. Borger, Chaplain, Moravian College
Beth Gotwals, PhD, RN Associate Professor of Nursing, Moravian College
Christina Kulp, MSW, Lehigh Valley Hospice
Edward J. Lentz, Esq., President, Fitzpatrick, Lentz, and Bubba. Chair, Estate Planning and Administration of Estates and Trusts Group: Click here to view additional Being Mortal resources provided by Edward Lentz
Daniel Ray, MD, MS, FAAHPM, Chief, Section Palliative Medicine & Hospice Associate Director, Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship Lehigh Valley Health Network
In partnership with Moravian Book Shop and Bethlehem Area Public Library
Clarity Haynes, Bearing Witness
September 7th- October 15th
Location: Payne Gallery
Clarity Haynes's Breast Portrait Project offers the opportunity to consider the body in all of its physical and metaphorical complexity. Almost twenty years since its inception, this series bears witness to human dignity and vulnerability rendered in larger than life paintings and in smaller easel-size panels.