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Grief in the time of COVID

  • Season: Season 1
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  • Featuring: Sean Collins, Dr. Ira Byock, & Rev. Denise Hess

COVID-19 has changed the way we live and the way we die. The pandemic has changed interactions at the bedside, our rituals of mourning, and how we process loss. Hear Me Now Podcast presents “Grief in the time of COVID,” featuring Dr. Ira Byock, founder and chief medical officer at Providence’s Institute for Human Caring, and Rev. Denise Hess, executive director of the Supportive Care Coalition.

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  • Seán Collins
  • Dr. Ira Byock
  • Rev. Denise Hess


  • providence
  • mourning
  • pandemic
  • rituals
  • grief
  • covid