MennoHealth CastPodcasts from Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship
Introducing MennoHealth Cast
MennoHealth Cast is a new podcast production begun by Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship in 2019 in cooperation with The Mennonite magazine. MennoHealth Cast seeks to highlight the personal stories of nurses, doctors, health researchers, dentists, chaplains, social workers, advanced practitioners, and others involved in various fields related to the care of human beings.
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Each episode is introduced via a a blog posting below. Select the “read more” button for the full blog entry. Go directly to the MennoHealth Cast page to listen to any episode.
NEW PODCAST EPISODE 14: Cultural Competency, COVID and Resiliency; An interview with Lawrence T. Cheung
Cultural Competency, COVID and Resiliency; An interview with Lawrence T. Cheung Listen here! Available on All major Podcast Platform Lawrence T. Cheung, MCS, BCC is a Certified Spiritual Heath Practitioner (chaplain) specializing in the care of...
Dr. Joe Longacher, former President of Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship, discusses his years in service serving as a general practitioner, how he found his way to the specialty of gastroenterology, and what has continued to keep him busy as a retiree. Dr. Longacher explores his immense grief, considering the death of his several family members over the last 18 months and how he and his family have found resilience in the toughest of times.
In this episode, pastor Joy Sawatzky describes her passion for exploring the stories of her congregants at the senior living community of Souderton Mennonite Homes, which is part of Living Branches. Joy describes her winding path from being a bedside nurse to finding her passion as a pastor who dwells in the stories of those in her church, helping them to find meaning during the last chapters of their lives. This podcast was recorded prior to the COVID pandemic.
Episode 11: Introducing Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship’s new executive director, Cate Desjardins, MDiv, MPH. Chaplaincy during Covid19, Miracles, Surrogate Decision-Making and More.
MennoHealth Cast, Episode 8: Front line providers. Two nurses who have been redeployed during the pandemic discuss some of the challenges of redeployment and working at the front line of the pandemic.
Listen in as Joann Hunsberger interviews Rev. Joseph J. Kotva Jr. Ph.D., an Anabaptist bioethicist as they discuss some of the ethical conundrums related to patient care and provider protections during the coronavirus pandemic.
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