Holly Hisamoto: Engaged Compassion in Pluralistic Environment

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Engaged Compassion flyerUWest welcomes back alum, Rev. Holly Hisamoto, on Monday, April 11, 2022 to share her experience as a Buddhist chaplain working in hospice and pediactric emergency care settings. Rev. Holly will also relate how she has applied the concept of Buddhist compassion in her work, caring for both patients and clinical staff.

This talk is part of the CONT 510 class and will take place remotely from 3:30 to 5:00 PM Pacific Time. All are welcome and there is no registration required.

Zoom ID: 915 0048 4973
Passcode: uwest@2022

About Our Guest

Holly Hisamoto (she/her/hers) has served as a Buddhist chaplain for 9 years in healthcare, companioning sentient beings in hospice and pediatric emergency care settings. Holly has a BA in Religious Studies from Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, and an MDiv in Buddhist Chaplaincy from University of the West in Rosemead, California. A ngakmo, or lay Buddhist priest, Holly also engages in community spiritual care including offering anti-racism education, death education, interfaith dialogue, peer support and mentorship for the sustainability of other caregivers, and lectures on Buddhist spiritual care for chaplains-in-training. 


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