Global Health as Spiritual Practice: The Central Role of Compassion
University of Notre Dame
October 8, 2014
Attended by over 250 students, faculty, and guests, Dr. David Addiss presented a seminar that explored global health as a spiritual practice, with a focus on the crucial role of compassion. Global health aims to improve the health of all people, and is established on a foundational awareness of deep human interconnectedness. This lecture was sponsored by the Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases, College of Science, Eck Institute for Global Health, Notre Dame Haiti Program, Hillebrand Center for Compassionate Care in Medicine, Kellogg Institute, Kroc Institute, and the Office of Research.