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Sunday, November 19, 2017
HomeHealthCeteraHealthstyles: Judith Schwarz on End-of-Life Choices plus Bedpan Confessionals

Healthstyles: Judith Schwarz on End-of-Life Choices plus Bedpan Confessionals

WBAIHealthstyles host Barbara Glickstein interviews Judith Schwarz, RN, MSN, Ph.D., a nurse expert in end-of-life issues. She retired from her position as the Clinical Coordinator of Compassion & Choices of New York and is now in private practice consulting with patients and their families on end-of-life decisions. On 11.17, reporter Nick Tabor interviewed Dr. Schwarz for The Daily Beast “The Nurse Coaching People  Through Death by Starvation”

Listen to the interview 

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In the second hour you can listen to “The Bedpan Confessionals: Tall Tales of Truth By Nurses, For Everyone

This writing series was curated, directed and hosted by Amanda Anderson for this past Fall’s LitCrawl NYC. Ms. Anderson is co-director of Hunter College’s The Nurses Writing Project.

Hear from LeeLee Milner, RN, PMHNPpractices as a psychiatric nurse practitioner in the homes of her patients all over New York City; Amy Berman, RN, BS, senior program officer at the Hartford Foundation; Roma Arellano, RN, BSN, CCRN, experienced intensive care nurse and advocate for night shift nurses; and Ellen Cohen, RN, CNM, author of the recently published book, Laboring: Stories of a New York City Hospital Midwife.

Listen to the Bedpan Confessions 

Healthstyles can be heard every Thursday at 1 PM on WBAI 99.5 FM Pacifica Radio.  It is also streamed live at


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<p>Barbara Glickstein is a co-director of the GW Nursing Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement, as well as a nurse, media guru and activist in New York City. She is the chairman of the board of Project Kesher and a consultant to many health care organizations and creative projects. She tweets and ‘grams @blickstein.</p>

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