TMC Seminar (Online): “Health and Salvation: How are they related in the Gospels?” Teresa Forcades i Vila, MD, PhD
Registration is free and gives access to all seminars in the series.
Teresa Forcades i Vila (1966) is a physician, theologian and Benedictine nun in the mountain monastery of Sant Benet de Montserrat (Catalonien, Spain). Master of Divinity (Harvard, 1997), doctor in Medicine (U. Barcelona, 2004) and doctor in Sacred Theology (Facultat de Teologia de Catalunya, 2007). In English she has published ‘Faith and Freedom’ (Polity Press, 2016) and the widely distributed booklet ‘Crimes and Abuses of the Pharmaceutical Companies’ (Cristianisme i Justícia, Booklet 124, 2006). In Catalan, Spanish or Italian she has authored ten other books, among them ‘La teologia feminista en la història’ (Feminist theology in history, 2007), ‘Ser persona, avui’ (To be a person today, 2011), ‘Per amor a la justícia: Dorothy Day i Simone Weil (For the love of justice: Dorothy Day and Simone Weil, 2015), ‘Els reptes del Papa Francesc’ (The challenges of Pope Francis, 2017) and ‘Il Corpo, Gioia di Dio: la materia come spazio di incontro tra divino e humano’ (The Body, Joy of God: Matter as the place of encounter between human and divine, 2019). Since 2011 she teaches at her monastery and on-line two open courses a year on theological and medical topics; she has also been professor at the Humboldt University in Berlin (2013-14) and at the Universidad Iberoamericana de Ciudad de México (2018-19). From 2015-18 she took a leave of absence from her monastery (exclaustration) to become politically active in the Catalan moviment for independence. Since 2017 Forcades is director of the journal of Christian critical thought Iglesia Viva (iviva.org) and hosts a weekly radio program in the Catalan radio (Pàgines que m’han corprès at radioestel.cat). She is also the School principal of a new initiative of her monastery called Sinclètica Monastic School (www.sincletica.cat).
We are excited to announce the availability of continuing education credits in association with our TMC Seminar Series. Continuing education credit will be attendance-based and only available to those who participate in the live seminar sessions. Participants will need to register a Duke OneLink account (See instructions here). A text code will be provided at the start of each seminar for those wishing to receive credit. See additional details below.
Continuing Education credits available for: physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and chaplains.
Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. As an IACET Accredited Provider Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development is authorized by IACET to offer up to 0.1 CEUs for each activity.
In support of improving patient care, the Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.
Category 1: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurse CE: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this activity for up to 1.0 credit hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.