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Episode 35: Dr. Naheed Dosani on the Interplay between Palliative Care, Faith and Social Justice

In Today’s episode, Saul Ebema and Joe Newton speak with Dr. Naheed Dosani. Dr. Dosani is a palliative care physician who cares for homeless and vulnerably housed individuals with dignity and compassion, whether in a shelter or on the street in Toronto, Canada. He is also the Founder and lead physician - Palliative Education And Care for the Homeless (PEACH), Inner City Health Associates

During his family medicine residency at a Toronto shelter, Dr. Dosani had an experience with a homeless man who was dying of cancer, while also suffering with mental health issues and addictions. Despite working closely with the man to develop trust and a pain management plan, Dr. Dosani returned to the shelter one morning to learn that his patient was found dead on the street having overdosed the night before.

The experience had a profound effect on Dr. Dosani and the trajectory of his career, motivating him to find ways to bridge the gap from the policy level to the individual level.

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