Can Geriatrics Embrace High Tech?
Thursday, March 6 • noon & Friday, March 7 • 8 pm
Host John Schumann speaks with Leslie Kernisan, a geriatrician in San Francisco and author of the "GeriTech" blog. Gary Schwitzer of HealthNewsReview.org reviews the week's health news, and we hear an essay from Janet Pearson about the experience of enrolling her husband in Medicare. Comments and questions can be sent to GlassHospital@gmail.com / Twitter: @GlassHospital
Thursday, March 13 • noon & Friday, March 14 • 8 pm
Host John Schumann speaks with Rishi Manchanda, author of the TED Book "The Upstream Doctors," regarding new ideas in medical education and so-called 'social determinants of health.' Gary Schwitzer of HealthNewsReview.org reviews the week's health news, and essayist Margaret McCartney from Glasgow teaches us to be wary of 'over-screening' in medical care. Comments and questions can be sent to GlassHospital@gmail.com / Twitter: @GlassHospital
OCCJ Trialogue 2014
Extremism: Religious Passion and The Problem of Perception
Thursday, March 20 • noon & Friday, March 21 • 8 pm
Religious Extremism - the good, the bad, and the media. There's a fine line between passion and extremism. What constitutes civil discourse? Presented by the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice, this program features highlights from the 2014 Trialogue series held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the Islamic Peace Academy, Boston Avenue United Methodist Church, and Temple B'Nai Emunah.
Featured speakers include Rev. Bill Crowell, Associate Minister, Boston Avenue United methodist Church; Rev. Floyd M. Schoenhals, retired Bishop of the Arkansas-Oklahoma Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Rabbi Emeritus Charles P. Sherman of Temple Israel; Sister Melek Z. Oyludag, Executive Director of the Surayya Anne Foundation; Iman Imad Enchassi, Chairman of Islamic Studies and Chaplain at Oklahoma City University; Rabbi Micah Citrin, Co-Rabbi at Temple Israel, Tulsa; Yvone Lewis, News Anchor, Oklahoma's News Channel 8; Mike Jones, Associate Editor, Tulsa World; Rich Fisher, General Manager, Public Radio Tulsa; and Dr. Gary Peluso-Verdend, President and Associate Professor of Practical Theology at Phillips Theological Seminary. Learn More about this Trialogue series.